Rhodes Old Town

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Rhodes Old Town
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For an excellent bird's eye view of Rhodes Old Town, climb the old clock tower.

Seven Wonders of the World

The town was home to one of the Original Seven Wonders of the World: The Colossus of Rhodes.

Short lifespan

This skyscraping bronze statue was erected around 280 BC and was toppled a half century later by an earthquake.


Nothing remains of it for the modern traveler to Greece.


Click the link below to read my special web page on this ancient Seven Wonder.

Colossus of Rhodes


Rhodes Old Town takes on a different character at night. The glow and music of restaurants, tavernas and bars enliven the medieval streets.

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