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RHODES TOWN TOUR by NIGHT

If you are looking for a unique experience and upscale services, Rhodes Taxi Tours can offer you a memorable time with one of our Rhodes private tours which are result of many years of experience. Choosing a Rhodes private tour is an excellent way to truly see the places you want to visit at your own pace, in a more private and comfortable way. Our itineraries are flexible and fully customizable to serve your needs and ensure your satisfaction and convenience at all times.You can see most of Rhodes in a day that other will not manage through their whole visit.

Don't miss the beauty of the capital city and discover its rich history on this half-day private tour. We will show you all the highlights of the New town plus plenty of time to explore the Old Medieval town. This tour is highly-recommended for everybody who is staying in a hotel in the Southern part of the Island – Kolymbia, Kalathos, Lindos, Pefkos, Lardos, Kiotari and Lachania. Our driver will come and meet you directly at the reception desk of your hotel, apartment or private villa.

We will start our tour with a scenic drive towards the capital of the island – Rhodes town. Whether your hotel is on the East or West Coast of the island we will follow the coastline and enjoy dramatic views of the sea, picturesque villages and the beautiful landscapes.
Once we reach the town of Rhodes our first stop will be at Mandraki port in the new part of the town where you will see some very impressive monumental buildings built by the Italians. Here at the harbour entrance is believed that once stood the great statue of the Colossus of Rhodes - one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. We will stop for pictures of the area and you will be able also to enter and see the Church of the Annunciation which is the biggest Orthodox church in the town with very beautiful handmade paintings on the walls and spectacular chandeliers.



The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the most ambitious and tallest statue( between 30 to 33 meters high) of the Hellenistic period. The statue was a depiction of the Greek Titan Helios and was meant to celebrate the victory over the Dimitrios the Besieger (ruler of Cyprus) in 305 BC. Bearing a striking resemblance to the Statue of Liberty in the United States, the Colossus of Rhodes stood for no more than 56 years when a strong earthquake destroyed it. In the seventh century A.D., the Arabs conquered Rhodes and broke the remains of the Colossus up into smaller pieces and sold it as scrap metal. Legend says it took 900 camels to carry away the pieces. A sad end for what must have been a majestic work of art.



From here we will continue through the city and see more of the great Italian architecture. We will stop for pictures also at the Northen tip of the island where the Mediterranean and the Aegean seas meet each other. Then we will drive to Monthe Smith Hill where you can enjoy exceptional panoramic views of the city and the seashore, and also visit the ruins of the Temple of Apollo, the impressive open-air ancient Stadium and the Amphitheatre.



Our next stop is the Old town of Rhodes which is the biggest inhabited medieval town in Europe where more than 4.000 people are still living inside. The Medieval Town of Rhodes is listed in the World Heritage Sites List of UNESCO with cultural sites with exceptional value and it is protected for the benefit of all Humanity. We will leave you at the main gate of the Old town so that you will have ample of time to explore the Old town on your own. You can visit the museums inside – Grand Master’s Palace and Archeological museum and the famous Knights’ street. Maybe have a cup of coffee, do some shopping or simply have an evening walk in this Medieval atmosphere. The Old town is a popular destination in the evening hours when the heat of the day has gone and all the shops and cafes stay open at least till midnight. You will have around 3 hours in total to spend in the Old town and our driver will meet you for the return trip at the exact place he left you.




At the end we will return you back to your starting point or we can leave you at any other pont of intereset.



Dressing code: Be sure to put some light clothes as the temperatures in Greece during the summer are extremely high. Again during the spring and the autumn it will be smart to have with you a jacket. Comfortable shoes are also required as there will be some walking during your tour but not always an asphalt. Helpful extras will be a pair of sunglasses, some sun protection and of course a camera to catch your unforgettable journey!

Rhodes Town Tour by Night Flexibility: Of course if you prefer we can arrange the same tour in the morning if it will be more convenient for you. We are very flexible to any change in the program that you might want.

Rhodes Town Tour by Night Duration: 6 hour


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