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“An amusing and educational experience”
Review of Throne of Helios

Throne of Helios
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Get ready for the most exciting experience ever lived! Nine dimensions in the service of sensation and entertainment warranting unique entertainment! Travel in time with your friends, experiencing with all your senses the most impressive nine-dimensional production ever made for the Island of Rhodes! High technology, incredible effects and virtual realism in the most State of the art 9D Entertainment Center! The Throne of Helios combines cinematic experience and a free entrance thematic area with historical exhibits and screenings. This unique combination of historical tradition and high technology, takes place in the historic building of the old cinema St. George on March 25 street, which was the first moving pictures theatre in Rhodes, built in 1927 during the Italian rule.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Baby buggy parking, Activities for older children
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The Throne of Helios is an amusing and educational 20 minutes film that presents the history of Rhodes, combining Greek mythology and historical events in a most fun way. The film is very well made and it will help visitors to get acquainted and better understand many of the monuments, sights and attractions around the island of Rhodes, so I would recommend having this at the beginning of your holiday. Tickets are not expensive. The price of a regular adult ticket was €10 and for a discounted price of €13 you could also experience a second 8 minutes film featuring an ancient chariot race. We visited in late September, which is low season, and, as a result, there was no waiting line. However reservations and pre-booking is available through their website.

1  Thank Georgios L
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Very well done short presentation on the history of Rhodes. Worth going to if you have a spare 1/2 hours. Informative exhibition to look at while waiting for the film.

Has all the typical 3d + tricks - spears heading towards you, water sprays and air pipes at your legs simulating travelling through trees

Stay on for the race film after -it's about 5 minutes and a lot of fun

1  Thank 121sintac
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

A "9D" experience. Quite a lot of fun, just the right length and a good start for a visit to the Old Town. Staff a bit brusque.

2  Thank Aaron_A_Aardvark
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I experienced the Throne of Helios on my own whilst visiting Rhodes town on my holiday from Kallithea. Despite the posters and build up displayed around the town I wasn't expecting anything too dramatic, maybe just a 3D screening. After taking my seat and being strapped in, the show started. It was fairly informative and pretty dramatic. There were fans, water spray, things coming out from under the seat and moving chairs all designed to add to the effect. Over all I'd say it was good, certainly worth seeing. Could have been slightly longer maybe.

1  Thank Niall O
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

The video is very informative on the history of Rhodes, and the effects are fun. The animated race is more active and effective. It's a fun activity to do in Rhodes, and you can have Starbucks Coffee afterwards since it is right beside it ;)

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