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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
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
Ostrich Farm & Park
Hilarious fun for the whole family, there are farm and zoo here, where in addition to ostriches are monkeys, donkeys, kangaroos, goats and camels.22
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.16
On top of this mountain are a Catholic monastery, orthodox church, the path "the way to Calvary" and the beautiful panoramic area.33
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
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.6
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
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.21
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
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
Agios Nektarios Monastery
The magnificent terracotta building, where the particles of the relics of Saint Nektarios are located, who was revered in Greece and rest here in peace.2