Moat Walkway Entrance

Rhodes Town

If St Athanasios Gate is your exit rather than entry point for a walk in the moat, you need to keep your eyes peeled to spot this access route, which requires you to pass beneath a wooden footbridge.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Rhodes Town attractions

1. St Athanasios' Gate

0.01 MILES

Watched over by a sturdy round tower, this is said to be the gate through which the conquering Ottoman sultan entered the city in 1522.

2. Great Hammam

0.17 MILES

Behind its plain exterior, this 500-year-old Ottoman bathhouse is spectacular, with a finely wrought star-pierced ceiling that allows light to radiate…

3. Mustafa Mosque

0.18 MILES

This towering mosque, facing the Old Town's Great Hammam (Turkish baths), was completed in 1765.

4. St John's Gate


The gate of St John is said to have become dyed red with blood during the siege of 1522.

5. Hora

0.21 MILES

The Old Town’s central commercial and residential district, south of the Street of the Knights, is known as the Hora. Having acquired its current…

6. Muslim Library

0.24 MILES

This peaceful little library, founded in 1793, sits in an inviting little garden courtyard opposite the Mosque of Süleyman. Visitors can only enter the…

8. Mosque of Süleyman

0.25 MILES

Rhodes' Old Town bears many legacies from its Ottoman past. Many churches were converted to mosques during the Turkish era, and even more Muslim houses of…