Top Choice Museum in Rhodes Town

Archaeological Museum

By far the best museum in the Dodecanese, spreading through the 15th-century Knights' Hospital and out into its beautiful and surprisingly wild gardens. Room after room holds magnificently preserved ancient treasure…
Aquarium in Rhodes Town

Rhodes Aquarium

The New Town’s modest aquarium is housed in an art deco building that was constructed by the Italians in the 1930s as a biological research station. While it doesn't have the large tanks you might expect, it’s not b…
Library in Rhodes Town

Muslim Library

After the Ottomans captured Rhodes in 1522, the Old Town acquired a considerable crop of Muslim monuments, with many churches being converted to mosques. Sadly, this peaceful little library, founded in 1794, is the …
Historic Building in Rhodes Town

Palace of the Grand Master

From the outside, the magnificent Palace of the Grand Master looks much as it did when erected by the Knights Hospitaller during the 14th century. During the 19th century, however, it was devastated by an explosion,…
Gallery in Rhodes Town

Modern Greek Art Museum

The main gallery of the Modern Greek Art Museum, near the New Town’s northern tip, holds paintings, engravings and sculptures by Greek artists including Gaitis Giannis, Vasiliou Spiros and Katraki Vaso. Its three ot…
Museum in Rhodes Town

Centre of Modern Art

Part of the Modern Greek Art Museum.
Museum in Rhodes Town

Jewish Synagogue Museum

During the 1920s, the Old Town's Jewish Quarter was home to a thriving Jewish community of around 4000 people. Tragically, 1673 Rhodian Jews were deported to Auschwitz in 1944 and it's now a time-forgotten neighbour…
Aquarium in Rhodes Town

Old Town Aquarium

Hidden in the backstreets just off Sokratous, this new aquarium is packed with stingrays, octopuses, eels, cuttlefish, starfish and more.
Archaeological Site in Rhodes Town

Acropolis of Rhodes

The site of the ancient Hellenistic city of Rhodes, now known as the Acropolis of Rhodes, stretches up the slopes of Monte Smith, 2km southwest of the Old Town. Restored structures include a tree-lined stadium from …
Gallery in Rhodes Town

Nestoridi Building

Annexe of the Museum of Modern Greek Art, chiefly used for temporary photographic exhibitions.