Enjoy your holidays in Rhodes

Enjoy Rhodes with a Rented Car

Rhodes, situated in the eastern Aegean Sea, is one of the largest islands in Greece. It is also one of the most visited Greek Islands, due to its amazing combination of beaches, archaeological sites and a so well preserved medieval town. The northern coast of Rhodes is filled with amazing tourist resorts, while the southern coast provides mild beaches and a modest lifestyle. Nowadays, Rhodes is one of the most famous and appreciated tourist destinations in Europe. You can use the Car hire Rhodes service to make your visit through the island easier and more pleasant. Rhodes is popular, not only for its splendid beaches, but also for its history. You can start your vacation as soon as you arrive on the island, but as it is easily understood, you would need to first rent a car at Rhodes airport.

Pangosmio Rent A Car, Rhodes

Pangosmio Rent A Car, Rhodes

You can easily Rent a car at Rhodes airport, and by doing this, you will make sure you will be able to see plenty of the attractions of the island. Start your vacation wisely to be able to see the most interesting and beautiful places that Rhodes offers to its visitors.

The Colossus of Rhodes

The Colossus of Rhodes

Rhodes is known worldwide, mainly for the Colossus of Rhodes, which belongs to the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The giant statue of the Colossus of Rhodes was made of bronze, which was constructed to commemorate Rhodes’ victory over Antigonus I the Monophthalmus, the ruler of Cyprus.

 

The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Rhodes, but also in Europe, and it has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It is considered to be the oldest medieval town in Europe that has been continuously inhabited. The old town is enclosed by an imposing wall which was built by the Knights of St. John. As you pass the Eleftherias Gate, also known as the Liberty Gate, you feel as if you were going back in ancient times. From this gate, you enter the Symi Square (Arsenal Square), which is filled with history. One of the main attractions here is the encircled ruins of the Ancient Temple of Aphrodite. Also in Symi Square, beyond the Temple of Aphrodite, you can visit the Folk Art Museum, the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes, and the Byzantine Museum (at the Grand Master’s Palace).

The Avenue of the Knights

The Avenue of the Knights

Ipoton Street, which is the Avenue of the Knights, has been preserved in its shape until today. It was the place where knights lived.

The Palace of the Master of Knights

The Palace of the Master of Knights

You would also enjoy The Palace of the Grand Masters, which is an impressive fort. The palace was constructed on the place where stood the Ancient Greek Temple of Apollo and it has been the place of residence for Grand Masters and Knights. In 1522, Rhodes fell to the Turks and the palace was turned into a prison. In 1856, it was totally destroyed by an explosion.

The Mosque of Suleiman

The Mosque of Suleiman

As you pass the Palace of Grand Masters and get onto the Panetiou Street, you can see the ruins of the Turkish Library and the Mosque of Suleiman. Other points of interest in the area are Socratous Street, Ippokratous Square, the Palace of Castellan, Plateia Evraion (the square of the Jewish Martyrs), and Hospice of St. Catherine.

Ippokratous Square

Ippokratous Square

Besides all these attractions, Rhodes also has other important sites and buildings that can be visited, but it also has amazing landscapes, which are worth visiting during a vacation. The island has a rich history and culture which can enhance your experience in the area. Also, you can be entertained and taste the specific Greek food that you can find in any of the restaurants on the island. The island is worth visiting, but you will enjoy seeing it more if you make a car hire Rhodes offers to its visitors.

Pangosmio Car Hire in Rhodes offers brand new car models at very competitive prices!

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