Rhodes, Greece

Photos taken by David Stanley on a visit to Rhodes, Greece.
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a large body of water surrounded by mountains
Lindos Beach
Lindos Beach on Rhodes, Greece, is totally jammed with sunbathing tourists in summer but quieter in the off season.
some rocks and trees in the middle of a mountain side with an entrance to another cave
Archokrateio Monument
The Archokrateio Monument at Lindos on Rhodes, Greece, is a Hellentic burial site carved into a rocky cliff.
a body of water surrounded by rocky coastline
St Paul's Bay
Picturesque St Paul's Bay below Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece, is a favorite sunning spot in summer. It gets its name from St Paul who is said to have sought refuge from a storm here in 57 AD.
the ruins of an ancient city are surrounded by rocks
Lindos Acropolis
Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece, was built on bare rock.
an old stone building sitting on top of a dirt field next to the ocean and blue sky
Byzantine Church of Ayios Ioannis
The 12th century Byzantine Church of Ayios Ioannis on Lindos Acropolis, Rhodes, Greece, was converted into a mosque during the Ottoman period.
an old building with some columns and water in the background
Monumental Stairway
A monumental stairway leads from the propylaia gateway to a double-winged portico on Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece. The terraced theatrical layout characterizes 3rd century BC Hellenistic architecture.
an ancient rock carving in the shape of a boat is shown at the bottom of a cliff
Triemiolia
An early 2nd century BC relief of the stern of a warship called a triemiolia is next to the stairway up to Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece.
an alleyway with steps leading up to a building on the side and a red door at the end
Stairway to Lindos Acropolis
The stairway to Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece, winds between whitewashed walls.
an aerial view of a city with mountains in the back ground and clouds in the sky
Lindos, Greece
The whitewashed fishing village of Lindos on southeastern Rhodes, Greece, was founded by Dorian Greeks in the 10th century BC.
an aerial view of white buildings with red roofs
Panagia in Lindos
The Church of the Holy Virgin (Panagia) in Lindos on Rhodes, Greece, dates from 1300. It was rebuilt in the late 15th century by the Knights of the Order of St. John and most recently in 1927.
a tall tower with a clock on it's side next to other white buildings
Church of the Holy Virgin
The Church of the Holy Virgin (Panagia) in Lindos on Rhodes, Greece, has a stone bell tower.
a castle on top of a hill with trees in front of it and buildings below
Rock of the Acropolis
Construction of Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes, Greece, began in the 6th century BC. The Byzantine fortifications on the "rock of the acropolis" were reinforced by the Knights of St John in the 14th century to defend against Ottoman invasions.
an island in the middle of the ocean with buildings on it and trees near by
Lindos Acropolis
For over 2,000 years the Hellenistic citadel on Lindos Acropolis was defended by various rulers of Rhodes, Greece. A small Turkish garrison remained here until 1844.
an old ampurine sits in the middle of a field with grass and trees
Acropolis of Rhodes
The ancient Acropolis of Rhodes with an odeon and 3rd century BC stadium is two km west of the walls of medieval Rhodes, Greece.
the entrance to an old castle with stone walls
Gate d’Amboise
A bridge over the moat around medieval Rhodes, Greece, leads to the Gate d’Amboise just below the Palace of the Grand Master.