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Acropolis of Lindos on Rhodes
Acropolis of Lindos#1 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

In the Acropolis of Lindos, that is as famous as the Acropolis of Athens, you can walk among ancient columns, see how the archaeologists work and touch history.

#ruins#sightsRhodes
Kournas lake on Crete
Kournas lake#1 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Beautiful freshwater lake surrounded by a mountain landscape, creating a special atmosphere of seclusion and isolation from the rest of the world.

#lakesCrete
The Gorge of Aradena on Crete
The Gorge of Aradena#2 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Near the abandoned village is the gorge, which stretches to the coast of the Libyan Sea, and many desperate travelers can walk through it.

#gorgeCrete
Street of the Knights of Saint John on Rhodes
Street of the Knights of Saint John#2 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The centre of medieval Rhodes, a paved street, stretching from the main port of the city to the majestic Palace of the Grand Masters.

#streets#sightsRhodes
Filerimos mountain on Rhodes
Filerimos mountain#3 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

On top of this mountain are a Catholic monastery, orthodox church, the path "the way to Calvary" and the beautiful panoramic area.

#mountains#sights#ruins#monasteriesRhodes
Fortress of Spinalonga on Crete
Fortress of Spinalonga#3 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Built to defend the island, the castle turned it into an impregnable area, but now there is just a ruin, from which you can see the bay and Crete.

#castles#sights#viewpointsCrete
The Leper Island Spinalonga on Crete
The Leper Island Spinalonga#4 of 17 places to visit on Crete

A former leper colony, this island has preserved only the ruins of a once-powerful fortress and abandoned houses of leprosy patients.

#islandsCrete
Psychro Cave on Crete
Psychro Cave#5 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Visit the most famous cave in Crete, where according to legend, small Zeus with his mother hid from his tyrannical father.

#caves#sightsCrete
Saint Nikolas church on Crete
Saint Nikolas church#6 of 17 places to visit on Crete

The snow-white church on a low cliff is seen from afar, it is a path from rough stones, and from it opens the magic views of the surroundings.

#churches#sightsCrete
Knossos Palace on Crete
Knossos Palace#7 of 17 places to visit on Crete

The most famous landmark of Crete depicted on all the postcards and souvenirs, the place where according to legend was the Minotaur maze.

#palaces#sightsCrete
Monolithos Castle on Rhodes
Monolithos Castle#4 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

Castle merged with the hill, on which it is located. Now here are only ruins from the castle, but here you can still find a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea.

#castles#ruins#viewsRhodes
Ostrich Farm & Park on Rhodes
Ostrich Farm & Park#5 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

Hilarious fun for the whole family, there are farm and zoo here, where in addition to ostriches are monkeys, donkeys, kangaroos, goats and camels.

#farms#zoos#parksRhodes
Richtis waterfall on Crete
Richtis waterfall#8 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Treasure of Richtis Gorge, this waterfall is considered one of the most beautiful in Greece, but to reach it, you need to overcome a long way through the gorge.

#waterfallsCrete
The Valley of the Butterflies on Rhodes
The Valley of the Butterflies#6 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

Nature Reserve, the famous landmark of Rhodes, where on the trunks of trees you will see live butterflies Arctiidae, and the air is saturated with vanilla.

#forests#parksRhodes
The Acropolis of Rhodes on Rhodes
The Acropolis of Rhodes#7 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

Acropolis will delight history lovers a beautiful amphitheatre, where studied Cicero, a luxurious temple of the Pythian Apollo and the ancient stadium.

#ruinsRhodes
Bee Museum on Rhodes
Bee Museum#8 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

In the village of Pastida is an unusual museum, which tells all about beekeeping, and you can watch the bees through the glass of the transparent beehive.

#museums#sightsRhodes
Kotsifos Gorge on Crete
Kotsifos Gorge#9 of 17 places to visit on Crete

If you want to reach this picturesque gorge, you need to overcome a long way through another famous and marvelous Cretan gorge.

#gorgesCrete
Syntagma Square in Athens
Syntagma Square#1 of 8 places to visit in Athens

The central square of the city, from where you can easily get all the main attractions of Athens, also here you can see how the Evzones detachment changes their watch.

#square#sightAthens
St. Pauls Bay on Rhodes
St. Pauls Bay#9 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The secret place of Lindos, it is hidden from view by high cliffs and offers a quiet vacation on the coast surrounded by pristine nature and swimming in the emerald waters.

#bays#beachesRhodes
Skotino Cave on Crete
Skotino Cave#10 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Beautiful and unguarded cave, where only rare travelers come and where stalactites and stalagmites form fanciful shapes.

#cavesCrete
Elafonisi island on Crete
Elafonisi island#11 of 17 places to visit on Crete

The small island separated from Crete for a hundred meters, and it is considered a haven away from the noise of city streets.

#islandsCrete
Mount Lycabettus in Athens
Mount Lycabettus#2 of 8 places to visit in Athens

This is one of the places that are worth visiting in Athens since it offers an unforgettable and really magnificent view of the whole city.

#sightseeing#viewpointsAthens
Kameiros on Rhodes
Kameiros#10 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The city, where you can find only ruins, see the ghosts of the past and take a walk to the places mentioned by Homer in his immortal poem.

#cities#ruins#sightsRhodes
Kritinia Castle on Rhodes
Kritinia Castle#11 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

Knights of the Order of St. John from this castle could see the attack enemies from the sea, it was a fortification that it was impossible to conquer.

#castles#ruinsRhodes
Glyka Nera Beach on Crete
Glyka Nera Beach#12 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Hidden away from the prying eyes of rocks and cliffs, Glyka Nera beach is considered one of the most beautiful in the world due to its well-groomed and close freshwater supply.

#beachesCrete
Matala beach on Crete
Matala beach#13 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Sandy and pebble beach is located on the southern coast of the island and has become legendary thanks to the hippies who lived in these caves.

#beachesCrete
Prasonisi Cape on Rhodes
Prasonisi Cape#12 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

South point of the island of Rhodes, called "kiss of two seas", because it is here the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea come together.

#capes#islands#beachesRhodes
Cable car in Athens
Cable car#3 of 8 places to visit in Athens

Cable car in Athens is the fastest and most convenient and safe way to climb to the top of Mount Lycabettus with an incredible view on the city.

#funicularAthens
Areopagus Hill in Athens
Areopagus Hill#4 of 8 places to visit in Athens

Standing on the Aeropagus Hill you'll get sight of magnificent view of Athens. Come up to the mount and get admired and inspired.

#hillsAthens
Nisyros volcano on Kos
Nisyros volcano#1 of 4 places to visit on Kos

This extraordinary island is essentially a huge sleeping volcano, with several craters, which is just waiting for a push to wake up.

#islands#volcanosKos
The Panathenaic Stadium in Athens
The Panathenaic Stadium#5 of 8 places to visit in Athens

The Panathenaic Stadium is the only place in the world that is fully made of marble. And right from this place you’ll be amazed by breathtaking view.

#stadiumAthens
Antimachia village on Kos
Antimachia village#2 of 4 places to visit on Kos

A small but very authentic, bright and picturesque village is located very close to the main airport of Kos Island, its a great place to spend some time here.

#villagesKos
Lindos town on Rhodes
Lindos town#13 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The small town on the coast, with white houses of 16-18 centuries, two picturesque coves, ancient buildings, described by Homer and Herodotus, and Christian churches.

#cities#sightsRhodes
Seven sources on Rhodes
Seven sources#14 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

A small park with a gorge, where are the famous seven sources, which have healing power, and the tunnel that can clean you of sins.

#springs#parks#sightsRhodes
Socrates' prison in Athens
Socrates' prison#6 of 8 places to visit in Athens

One more place of interest to visit is the Socrates’ prison. This is the place where outstanding philosopher made his last days pass.

#prisons#hillsAthens
Aristotelous Square in Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square#1 of 3 places to visit in Thessaloniki

The central square of Thessaloniki is named in honor of the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. Here the cultural life of the city is concentrated.

#squareThessaloniki
Saint Gerasimos Monastery in Kefalinia
Saint Gerasimos Monastery#1 of 4 places to visit in Kefalinia

Saint Gerasim is considered the patron of the island of Kefalonia. In his honor a monastery was built, where his relics rest.

#monasteriesKefalinia
Embona village on Rhodes
Embona village#15 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The island is the center of wine-making, there are small wineries and large plant here, as well as many taverns and houses in true Greek style.

#villages#sightsRhodes
New Acropolis Museum in Athens
New Acropolis Museum#7 of 8 places to visit in Athens

Acropolis Museum in Athens is the new ultra-modern project located right at the foot of Acropolis where exhibits from the Antique time and the Middle Ages are collected.

#sightseeing#museums#viewsAthens
Armenistis Lighthouse on Mykonos
Armenistis Lighthouse#1 of 2 places to visit on Mykonos

The 19-meter lighthouse was a miracle of engineering equipment and saved hundreds of ships from imminent death near the rocky promontory of the island.

#lighthousesMykonos
Petani beach in Kefalinia
Petani beach#2 of 4 places to visit in Kefalinia

To get paradize delight go to Petani beach. Rocky mountains, crystal clear turquoise water and white sandy beach. It is a real proof that the paradize exists.

#beachesKefalinia
The White Tower
The White Tower (coming soon)#2 of 3 places to visit in Thessaloniki

The White Tower is the most famous and recognizible place of interest in the city. Here is a notorious history of Thessaloniki inside the tower and a breathtaking view of the city outside.

#towersThessaloniki
Georgioupoli village on Crete
Georgioupoli village#14 of 17 places to visit on Crete

A small fishing village in recent years is gaining more and more popularity due to its clean beaches and the opportunity to observe the life of the Greek fishermen.

#townsCrete
Frangokastello on Crete
Frangokastello#15 of 17 places to visit on Crete

Built by the Venetians in the 14th century, this fortress was intended to protect the population from the pirates, and now you can watch the unusual phenomenon drosoulites here.

#fortness#castlesCrete
Monastery Tsambika on Rhodes
Monastery Tsambika#16 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

At the top of a 240-meter hill saint monastery is located, where many people come to perform a ritual that helps to get rid of incurable diseases.

#monasteries#templesRhodes
Church of St. Panteleimon on Rhodes
Church of St. Panteleimon#17 of 21 places to visit on Rhodes

The bright decoration of village Siana, the church with high towers, frescoes, painted ceiling and the relics of of St. Panteleimon.

#churches#relicsRhodes
Therma Beach on Kos
Therma Beach#3 of 4 places to visit on Kos

The beach in a picturesque place got its name from a thermal spring, which is rnlocated right on the beach and has a magnificent ability to heal.

#thermal-springs#beachesKos
Castle of Neratzia on Kos
Castle of Neratzia#4 of 4 places to visit on Kos

The most powerful outpost, that sustained numerous invaders of the island: ruthless Turks who spared no one and scary bloodthirsty pirates.

#fortsKos

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