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Filerimos mountainon Rhodes, Greece

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On top of this mountain are a Catholic monastery, orthodox church, the path "the way to Calvary" and the beautiful panoramic area.
Filerimos mountain, Rhodes
Filerimos mountain rises 267 meters above the resorts Ialyssos and Ixia. It is located in the north-west of the island, 5 kilometres from Trianta and 15 kilometres from the city of Rhodes.

Once upon a time there was a temple of Filerimos Virgin, where one part of the building was given to the Catholic monastery, and the second - the Orthodox temple. It was the place where two faiths coexisted . Soon the Catholic monastery ceased to operate, but the Orthodox Church still works.

Here are the ruins of the ancient city of Yalis, the ruins of the temple of Zeus and Athena, and knightly castles.

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#8See peacocks on RhodesSee peacocksКристина Нестеренко

If you want to see peacocks that show off their beautiful plumage, then climb the mountain Filerimos!

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#14Walk on the path to Calvary on RhodesWalk on the path to CalvaryAbarrane

On Mount Filerimos is a path that leads to the very top and is stretched along the cypress avenue and bas-reliefs depicting the passion of the Lord.

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#15See the panorama of the two cities on RhodesSee the panorama of the two citiesEugene Krasowski

On top of the Filerimos mountain you will find a cross with the staircase leading to a viewing platform where you can see the towns Ialyssos and Ixia.

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