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Walk atop the city walls in Rhodes Old Town
When I'm in Rhodes, I always stay at Kristina's Rooms located in the southern parts of Rhodes' old town. I love that part of the town, partly because there are still Greeks living there, partly because there are no souvenir shops and no restaurants with annoying barkers, partly because it is so fascinating and imaginative to stroll around aimlessly in all the old beautiful alleys.
Sometimes I go walking the moat to enjoy the incredibly magnificent
walls. For a few years now, you can also walk atop the walls, and
it's even cooler than walking along the moat. The walk starts at the Grand
Master's Palace, where you also buy tickets, and it ends near Kokkini
Porta, where Kristina's Rooms is located. Tickets cost a mere €
2. Open every day between 12.00-15.00.
Here are some pictures from the walk on the walls.
The magnificent entrance to the Grand Master's palace. Here you buy tickets to the walk.
With the ticket in your hand, you go to the stairs in the middle where the walk begins.
The Clock Tower and the Suleymaniye Mosque in the middle.
After a short walk on the walls, you will see the large harbour of Acandia in Rhodes New Town.
The walk continues east along the walls. From atop the walls you see the Old Town in a new light.
During the walk, you get to see buildings and neighbourhoods you would not otherwise see.
One or two abandoned buildings can also be seen.
The walk ends at the arrow, near Kokkini Porta, which is one of seven entrance gates of Rhodes Old Town.
The walk ends near Kristina's Rooms where you can have lunch or buy something to drink.