The city of Rhodes is situated in the north-east tip of the island.
Is the capital of Rhodes and the capital of Dodecanese group.
It has a population of approximately 50,000 inhabitants (near 90,000 in its metropolitan area). Rhodes has been famous since antiquity as the site of Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Rhodes is divided into two parts: the Old City, or medieval and the New City. The Old City is surrounded by strong walls and is one of the biggest and best-preserved Medieval settlements of Europe.
It borders the Aegean Sea to the north, the east and the west and with the municipalities of Ialysos and Kallithea in the south.
Even if your hotel is not in the city of Rhodes you need to spent one or two days and of course minimum one evening to explore this amazing city.