March 8, 2016
I visited Rhodes with my Greek ex boyfriend back in 2014 and enjoyed it very much. We were careful to avoid areas such as Faliraki, which is full of drunken tourists in their late teens and early twenties. While we were there we stayed in the town of Rhodes itself.
The Old Town of Rhodes is divided into three sections, The Knights’ Quarter, the Hora (Turkish Quarter) and the Jewish Quarter. The Knights’ Quarter or Kollakio is where you will find most of the historical places of interest. It is a great place to explore, but make sure you wear sensible footwear because flip flops will kill your feet. The Hora or Turkish Quarter is the commercial sector of Rhodes town. Here you will find many souvenir shops and restaurants. The Jewish Quarter of Rhodes town is primarily a residential area. Rhodes town is a combination of Byzantine, Turkish and Latin architecture. You will discover numerous charming zigzag alleyways and energetic squares.
The New Town of Rhodes is situated north of the Old Town. Most profit-making activity is centered around two blocks surrounding Plateia Kyprou.
Rhodes is an excellent island for those who enjoy windsurfing and other water sports.Rhodes town’s city beach is located behind the north end of the harbor, about 200 m from the casino, on the way to Ixia and the western resort towns. It is full of beautiful white sand and prearranged with water sports, umbrellas, and sun beds. The Italian buildings and the diving board in the middle of the sea make this area attractive, as do the casino and aquarium. The only disadvantage to this beach is that it can get a little crowded during the summer months.
Resource: Rhodes holidays by GreeceVillasRentals.com