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Lindos is situated at the south-eastern side of the island and provides an excellent base for you to explore the island of Rhodes. LindosLindos  is a beautiful little village of white cubist houses at the foot of a vertical rock that is crowned by the ancient Acropolis of Lindos.

Lindos was founded by the Dorians led by the king Tlepolemus of Rhodes, who arrived in about the 10th century BC. It was one of six Dorian cities in the area known as the Dorian Hexapolis. The eastern location of Rhodes made it a natural meeting place between the Greeks and the Phoenicians, and by the 8th century Lindos was a major trading centre. Its importance declined after the foundation of the city of Rhodes in the late 5th century.

In classical times the acropolis of Lindos was dominated by the massive temple of Athena Lindia, which attained its final form in around 300 BC. In Hellenistic and Roman times the temple precinct grew as more buildings were added. In early medieval times these buildings fell into disuse, and in the 14th century they were partly overlaid by a massive fortress built on the acropolis by the Knights of St John to defend the island against the Ottomans.

Modern Lindos has an exciting mix of open roof-top tavernas, restaurants, open air café bars, galleries and shops with handcrafted souveniers  and international night life.

Lindos has 3 beaches, the main beach, the smaller Pallas beach and on the other side of the village the picturesque St. Paul’s Bay.

Lindos White Hotel & Suites

Vlycha, Lindos - P.Code: 85 107 - Rhodes island, Greece
Telephone: +30 22440 31522, Fax: +30 22440 31523 - E-mail: info@lindoswhite.gr

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