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Colossus of Rhodes

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A modern remake of a giant statue, reputed to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
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Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

From the moment we got off the the ship I knew Rhodes was the place for me! I absolutely fell in love and didn’t want to leave! The history, the people, the food the ice cream!! Oh, my. Nothing compares. Every afternoon I enjoyed my...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank happy4travel
Reviewed 29 October 2018

If you come around by the town Hall, there is a large car park, but please be careful of the zebra crossings as the Greeks do not seem to abide by our rules. Good photgraphic opportunities

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stewartclmiddleton
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Two columns with deer on top stand where the Colossus used to be. In the postcards it's huge! Take a selfie then grab a scoop of ice cream on the promenade nearby for 1 euro...yes, that's right!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Excellent History a shame it was knock down now we see a make way statue still worth a visit to in Rhodes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

To stand where once stood one of the Severn Wonders of the Ancient World is quite something. It his helped that it is in the delightful harbour of Rhodes. It was well worth the stroll along the harbour to get there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Worth going for a quick visit. It's free. Would be good if there was maybe an information sign explaining the myth behind it. You can walk right the way round to see from both sides which is a nice stroll. Tip - go early morning...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lemonice
Reviewed 15 October 2018

But you have to realise, their is no Colossus there, just the supposed site where it once stood. Depends how accurate you want your historical knowledge to be. It is the lovely entrance to Mandraki Harbour. Definitely worth a visit, and lovely views of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sam m
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Colossus of Rhodes was, of course, destroyed by an earthquake and the place where it once stood at the entrance to the harbour is now marked by statues of deer on two columns. In its day it must have been an awesome sight.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Pretty little harbor, but the Colossus was destroyed by an earthquake soon after it was built and there's nothing about it at the harbor entrance where it once stood.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carl A
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Imagine the 7th wonder of the world being here, destroyed by and earthquake? Possible. The sun shines, the boats rock, the tradesmen what you to tour the bay in their boats.

Date of experience: September 2018
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