The Panagitsa Church was built in the early 19th century in dedication to Dormition. It is situated right next to the Aegina Port.
The Palace of the Grand Masters landmark in Rhodes Island was transformed into a prison in the early 16th century. It was then was completely obliterated in an explosion in the mid-19th century, which was caused by surprise lightning.
This lovely flower is an exotic flower commonly found in Greece which is why it is depicted in one of the souvenir plates at the market of Old Town.
A traditional Greek menu consists of the following three componenets: Appetizes (mezze), Main course, and of course, the desserts.
Book a romantic cruise with your fiance this summer and take a trip to Rhodes Island and enjoy the views and atmosphere!
The iconostasis is a wall that basically separates the nave of the church, where the local people stand, from the sanctuary, which is the space surrounding the church altar. This wall has numerous paintings and icons depicting Christian faith.
I always buy souvenirs when I travel and visit new countries. I bought several of these lovely shells for some of my friends abroad!
Sokratous Street is one of the more popular streets in the center of the Old Town of Rhodes Island.
The Old Town of Rhodes is considered a UNESCO World Heritage Site frequently visited by tourists on a yearly basis.
The quay of Aegina is the main area of tourism of the island due to the fact that it is the only way to get to the island! All tourist activities begin there and they include taking the bus to the island’s landmarks and attractions, taking a cruise around the island, and even swimming and snorkeling in the crystal clear blue waters of the Aegean Sea.
Book a hotel for a few nights on Rhodes Island with your family and go exploring the old medieval city after a delicious traditional Greek breakfast!
Enjoy a boat cruise in Rhodes Island with one of the well known cruise companies in Greece. You can enjoy a luxurious and deluxe cruise with your family on your fun trip in Greece.
I love the colorful and creative designs and patterns that you find in the market of the Old Town in Rhodes.
In any case of emergency, there are lifeboats attached to the deluxe cruise ship with the same luxurious standards!
The Rhodes Island is one of the largest islands in Greece on the Eastern Aegean Sea. It also is home to one of the most famous Seven Wonders of the World, the Colossus of Rhodes!
The symbol of Rhodes Island is the deer mainly due to the fact that there are two bronze deer statues at the port of the island.
The typical drinks ordered in Rhodes Island, which are also the same in most of Greece, are wine, beer and the traditional Greek ouzo.
Tourists who visit Greece always remain with a valuable experience with magical memories that they cherish all their lives. Things to do in Aegina would include renting a fishing boat and going on a fishing trip with your loved ones to catch some fresh fish for supper!
Dodekanisos Seaways is a shipping company in Greece that was built in the year 1999.
Much of older Greek architecture has avoided significant damage possibly faced throughout the years. The Greeks built houses and buildings with stone and red brick roofs in the shape of huts.
In Greek culture, it is rare and sometimes even surprising to see anyone eating alone at a meal.
Rent a bicycle while on vacation on the Aegina Island and visit the local church for mass in the morning.
Walking on the cobblestone streets of the Old Town in the market, you will find many stands selling lots of knick-knacks and pieces of art as souvenir reminders of the lovely island.
The Liberty Gate is one of the many entrances to the Old Town of Rhodes and is the most medieval gates compared to the others.
Trained dogs perform tricks just outside the medieval old town in Rhodes to entertain those who pass by!
This is a mixing cup-shaped pot used in ancient Greece. Much of the pottery in Greece featured art and stories on on its face.
Cat lovers will like this picture of two cute kitties on the Rhodes Island around its Old Town.
Experience authentic Greek history when you plan a trip to Rhodes Island on the Aegean Sea.
Plan your days out in Athens and visit the local church and experience Greek culture religious practices.
Buy a reasonably priced souvenir from the local souvenir shops in the Old Town of Rhodes Island!
Incorporated on the Erectheum, there sits a structure known as the Porch of the Caryatids (or Maidens). This beautifully designed porch is comprised of 6 maidens as columns. An interesting fact about the Porch of the Caryatids involves one of the maidens as well as one of the columns being dismantled by a Scottish Lord, Elgin, to use for decoration. This piece was later bought by the British Museum. A famous Greek legend was then ...
In the ancient old town of Rhodes, you can walk on the cobblestone streets and admire the beautiful historic landmarks and monuments that surround you.
The Socratous St in Rhodes is full of tourist shops selling souvenirs and trinkets that are so vibrant and creative contrasting with the historic environment it is in.
Visit Athens and explore the city. Tourists will experience a wonderful sensation of appreciation when observing the views of the city from higher points. One can notice that the Greek ruins of ancient times are still standing amongst the town homes of the local Greek inhabitants.
The castle of the Rhodes Old Town has been restored and maintained in order for visitors to explore the area with ease and enjoy their vacation experience.
Take a break from touring the city on the Greek Rhodes Island and go shopping in the old historic streets of the Rhodes Old Town.
During spring, the weather is beautiful and sunny, and it is the perfect time to visit the Aegina Island of Greece. Wear comfortable shoes and tour the beautiful authentic Greek town and discover its true authenticity and tradition.
Hellas is the name that the Greeks give to Ancient Greece. Its actual name is the Hellenic Republic.
In the market Rethymno Crete Island Greece
The Citadel of Rhodes has become one of the most frequently visited old towns in Europe by tourists from all around the world.
Parasailing Rethymno Crete Island Greece
The Templar Knights Castle was actually built by Knights of St John in a medieval architecture style!
Aegina is particularly known for its succulent fish. Being situated on the Aegean Sea, the number of fish and seafood available is plenty and fishing has been a Greek profession for centuries!
I really enjoyed shopping in the Old Town Market because of the variety of things I could buy!
Santorini is considered to be the most pursued place for a romantic retreat in Greece, since there are not many places in the world where you can relish divinely clear waters while suspended on the rim of a colossal active volcano in the mid of the sea!
A trip to Santorini with the other half is a dream for anybody who has grasped at least one picture of the island’s famous Caldera.
Shopping is so much fun when you are buying souvenirs while you are on your trip in Greece!