The Old Town in Pictures

The old town is encircled by strong mediaeval walls. A typical example of the techniques of fortification of the 14th - 15th century. The walls of Rhodes are unique in Europe in their state of preservation and their form.

The most beautiful part of the old town is the so called "Street of the Knights". Its mediaeval grandeur, which has been preserved and has survived throughout the centuries.


The street links the "Hospital of the Knights" to the "Palace of the Grand Master".

At the end of the "Street of the Knights" we find the stately "Palace of the Grand Master", which dominates the entire old town.