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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.
Monolithos Castle is located near the village of Monolithos, 70 kilometres from the capital. The castle was built by the Knights of the Order of St. John and was intended as a viewing tower. To the Monolithos Castle leads a stone staircase, which was cut down into the rock and only those who possessed the necessary dexterity could pass it.
Unfortunately, about the past greatness of the castle remind only remnants of walls. Near the castle is a snow-white chapel of Saint Panteleimon of the 15th century.
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Climb to the Monolithos castle
Use the narrow stone stairs that are carved into the rock and climb to the top of the hill where you can make a panoramic photo of the Aegean Sea.FREE21
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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.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
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
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 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
The Acropolis of Rhodes
Acropolis will delight history lovers a beautiful amphitheatre, where studied Cicero, a luxurious temple of the Pythian Apollo and the ancient stadium.16
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.23
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.12
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