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The  Medieval walls of the old town of  Rodos

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                  

   The old town is encircled by strong medieval walls a typical example of the techniques  of fortification of the 14th -15th century built  by the Knights of Saint John to protect the city from all dangers.

  The impressive  walls with their  wide  ramparts are reinforced at intervals towers ,while the entrance to the medieval town is through  eleven  magnificent gates.

  Just out side of the old city of Rhodes you can see the Fishing harbor and the some people  sailing  sponges

 

 

  

    Follow the  the paved alleys , under gate ways and colonnades, through squares and obscure   courtyards ,next to impregnable walls and Byzantine churches .You fell that you are living in the troubled past of this place,but at the same time you discover that  this  city still inhabited ,with it's lively commercial activity ,the Archaeological Museum  ,the Art Gallery ,the Museum of the Folk Art ,and it's night life ,is very much alive in the present.

 

  

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