Rhodes, Greece

36.43556, 28.22199

Old Town

About Rhodes

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Rhodes is an island in Greece that is known for its medieval architecture and for being one of the sunniest places in Europe. The city of Rhodes is the capital of the island and is a great place to visit if you want to experience a mix of history and culture.
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Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population. The island has an area of 1,400 square kilometers and a population of approximately 115,000. Rhodes is situated off the southwest coast of Turkey, northeast of Crete, and southeast of Athens. The island is about 78 nautical miles from the city of Antalya in Turkey. The island of Rhodes is mountainous, with several peaks exceeding 1,000 meters in height. The highest point on the island is Mount Attavyros, which has an elevation of 1,215 meters. The island has a Mediterranean climate, with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. The average annual temperature is 23 degrees Celsius. Rhodes is a popular tourist destination, with its beaches, ancient ruins, and warm climate. The island is home to the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Other popular attractions include the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes, the Acropolis of Lindos, and the Valley of the Butterflies. Rhodes is a beautiful island with much to offer tourists. Its beaches, ancient ruins, and warm climate make it a popular destination for travelers from all over the world.

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