Beneath the modern village of Lindos lies buried one of the most important ancient cities of Rhodes and the eastern Aegean. The only visible today ancient monuments preserve the mighty bare rock
From 1309 to 1523 Rhodes, the largest island of the Dodecanese, was occupied by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem who had lost their last stronghold in Palestine, in Acre, in 1291.
The most prominent historical and architectural landmark of the medieval city of Rhodes is the Palace, the administrative seat and residence of the Grand Master of the Order of the Knights Hospitaller.
In the ancient acropolis of Rhodes visitors have the chance to admire the remaining of the ancient stadium of Rhodes, just next to the temple of Apollo.
The temple of Apollo, located right on the northern tip of the island on the acropolis hill of ancient Rhodes, is a Doric style temple dating back from the Hellenistic