Best things to do in Rhodes
What is it? At the top of the hill, looking down over Lindos village, you’ll find this ancient citadel.
Why go? A 15-minute hike brings you from Lindos to the monumental gates of this citadel. Inside you’ll find an ancient temple, a castle, and stunning views of the region. As you walk through the marble ruins, the remnants of the island's different occupiers seem to be stacked upon another. The Knights of Saint John left their mark with a medieval castle while the Roman influence is seen with a temple dedicated to the second-century emperor Diocletian. The ancient Greeks built elaborate roofs on the upper levels, dedicated to the goddess of wisdom Athena.