Rhodes

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Is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 ml) southwest of Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Today Rhodes is a famous tourist destination.
From ancient temples, to the Knights of St John, to today’s modern metropolis, Rhodes has much to offer. On the southeast coast of the ”isle of Roses” and above the charming town of Lindos rises an ancient Acropolis dedicated to the goddess Athena. Below lies the bay of St. Paul, where the apostole landed during his voyages.

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