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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
Acropolis of Lindos
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.73
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
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
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
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
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
On top of this mountain are a Catholic monastery, orthodox church, the path "the way to Calvary" and the beautiful panoramic area.33
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
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
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
A tiny village is located a few kilometers away from Rhodes Airport, is famous for its honey and where a unique Bee museum with apiaries and a gift shop is located.3