The ancient city of Rhodes, the construction of which began in 407 BC. Rhodes developed into one of the most important seafaring and trading centres in the Eastern Mediterranean. In 1912 Rhodes and the rest of the Dodecanese, were seized by the Italians. The new rulers embellished the city with magnificent buildings, wide roads and squares. The Palace of the Grand Master was rebuilt and the Street of the Knights was reconstructed in order to regain its medieval purity. It was not until 1948 that Rhodes officially became part of Greece. In 1988 the Medieval City of Rhodes was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.Rhodes Old Town is one of the largest medieval towns in Europe is a mosaic of different cultures and civilizations to stroll within medieval walls and explore twenty four centuries of history.
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