The Acropolis of Rhodes, and the Ancient Stadium of Rhodes, stands on the hill now known as Monte Smith giving a breathtaking view of the old and new town of Rhodes and to the coast of Turkey Located approximately 3 kilometers from the center of the city of Rhodes.
A few surviving remains of the Acropolis exist to provide an idea of its original grandeur but still, it is well worth a visit.
Structures at this site date back to the Hellenistic period (3rd to 2nd century BC). The partially renovated structures at the Acropolis include the Temple of Pythian Apollo, the Stadium, the Odeion and the Nymphaia. The excavations and restoration work began during the Italian governance of the island (1912-1945) and continue today.