Top things to do

Top Choice Museum in Rhodes Town

Archaeological Museum

By far the best museum in the Dodecanese, this airy 15th-century former Knights' Hospital extends from its main building out into the beautiful gardens. Room after room holds magnificently preserved ancient treasure…
Top Choice Film in Rhodes Town

9D: Throne of Helios

Journey back to the birth of Rhodes in this 3D experience. History is brought to life with the aid of hydraulic chairs, falling rain, snow and bubbles. Amazing visuals recreate the Colossus of Rhodes' construction, …
Top Choice Bar in Rhodes Town

Raxati Cafe

Overlooking stunning Ibrahim Pasha Mosque, this high-ceilinged, free-spirited bar and coffee house is as pretty as it is friendly. Its stone walls are peppered with vintage ad posters, there are recycled Singer sewi…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Rhodes Town

Marco Polo Cafe

Don't be surprised if you are asked to taste a new wine or culinary creation, a possible new addition to the menu of regulars, such as skewered lamb with rosemary and pistachio, pork loin with figs, Greek risotto wi…
Top Choice Greek in Rhodes Town

Taverna Kostas

Run by grandfather Kostas, this is not only the friendliest and best-value restaurant in the Old Town but also one of the best. Forget the bare lime-washed walls and simple decor; eating here is like taking a place …
Top Choice Taverna in Rhodes Town

Meltemi

From the outside, Meltemi is unspectacular. Step into its nautically themed interior, however, and try to resist its seafood treasures: octopus, jumbo prawns, lobster, huge portions of calamari as well as feisty sal…
Top Choice Ceramics in Rhodes Town

Rodoscope Creative Gallery

This tasteful boutique has a collection of one-off bracelets, beach-bum-chic jewellery, driftwood sculpture, handmade T-shirts and fine ceramics. Only the work of Rhodian artists features here. Out back there's a pe…
Area in Rhodes Town

Knights’ Quarter

The Knights of St John, essentially an occupying army during the 14th and 15th centuries, transformed the northern segment of the Old Town into what is known today as the Knights’ Quarter. The Knights took care to p…
Historic Site in Rhodes Town

Street of the Knights

Austere and somewhat forbidding, the Street of the Knights (Ippoton) was home from the 14th century to the Knights Hospitaller who ruled Rhodes. They were divided into seven ‘tongues’, or languages, according to 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,…