Rhodos island in Dodecanece islands in Aegean Sea in Greece
Sights : Monte Smith-Old Stadium -Theatre
The Hill of Monte Smith ,Marks the site of the Acropolis of ancient Rhodes.
The Green and beautifully laid out archaeological park contains the Hellenistic stadium,built in the 3rd century BC,Where the Athletic events of the Alioi Games took place.
There were a part of the major festival of the Ancient Rhodians held in honoour of the god Ilios.
Next to the stadium is the small restored marble Theatre .Just as in ancient times ,events
are still staged here today. On the summit of the Acropolis stands the temple of Pythion Apollo ,the patron deity of the city. From here there is a panoramic view of the city of Rhodes and the sea,
the sunsets are breathtaking
For a romantic evening stroll it's difficult to beat Monte Smith with it's unsurpassed views over Ixia and across the The Turkish coast.Only a short walk from the ancient acropolis of Rhodes, you can also get there by Bus or Taxi from Mandraki harbour of Rhodes .
Monte Smith is named after Sir Sydney Smith, the British Admiral observed the maneuvers of Napoleon's Egyptian fleet from here in 1802
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