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Nice port visit from cruise ship

Written by Rodney T W
When I went up on deck of the Costa Concordia early in the morning to get a look at Rhodes, I was surprised to see the walls, turrets and castle around the city. It had a Disneyland-look I didn't expect. For a cruise
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Medieval City of Rodos

The medieval city of Rodos , a monument characterized by UNESCO as a monument of world cultural heritage! In the medieval town of Rodos , the city of the Knights of the Order of St John , you feel that time has stopped in another age. The Street of the Knights climbs to the Palace of the Grand Master , strikingly dominant.

You'll follow the paved alleys, under gateways and colonnades, through squares and obscure courtyards, next to impregnable walls and Byzantine churches. You feel that you are living in the troubled past of this place, but at the same you discover that this city, still inhabited, with its lively commercial activity, the Archaeological Museum , the Art Gallery , the Museum of Folk Art , and its night life, is very much alive in the present. This fascinating combination of yesterday and today charms visitors and brings home to them the uniqueness of the largest living medieval town in Europe !



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