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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.
Kritinia Castle is a medieval castle, with elements of the Byzantine and Venetian architecture. Built in the 15th century as a defensive point, the castle served as an excellent lookout tower, because from it people could see all of the ports and the nearby islands, so that the approach of the enemy would be noticed immediately.
Unfortunately, now you can find here only the ruins, the remains of walls and the most spectacular views of the Aegean Sea and the islands.
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More places to visit on Rhodes
The Valley of the Butterflies
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.18
South point of the island of Rhodes, called "kiss of two seas", because it is here the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea come together.11
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.6
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.17
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.12
Moni Thari Monastery
One of the most beautiful religious sites of the island, built in the 12-13 centuries in the Middle Ages architectural style and serves as home for monks.2
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.7
Church of St. Panteleimon
The bright decoration of village Siana, the church with high towers, frescoes, painted ceiling and the relics of of St. Panteleimon.5
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.5
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.5
St. Pauls Bay
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.14
Rhodes is the Greece, about which so many books have been written, filmed a lot of movies, and about which all adults and children dream thanks to the Greek myths.2