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Greece: The City of Rhodos
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Published: 13.9.2012

Rhodes - a town on the island in the Aegean Sea. Whether it was the island according to one or another legend, the gods were really gifted generously. This has not yet rich history and sights, which endowed the island people. On the coast so off Crusader castles and mountains stand Byzantine churches and monasteries. The most valuable but it was preserved in a small medieval town, which is divided into Rytířská quarter with medieval buildings and the Turkish quarter with bazaars, mosques and Jewish enclave. World Cultural Heritage walks you through time from 5 century BC. Almost 500 years of Venetian, French and British occupation, but left its unfortunate footprints.

Text/foto: Monika Babická

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