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Ancient Olympic Stadium - Rhodes

Diagoridon | Next to the ancient theatre, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Worth a quick visit

Really nice park surrounding the archaeological site, quiet environment. My visit wasn't during a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lupochiaro
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A bit disappointing, but still worth including in your visit to Rhodes

There were a few factors that kept this location as a 3 for us. A part of it was the obnoxious... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WanderingTurtles
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Diagoridon | Next to the ancient theatre, Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice park surrounding the archaeological site, quiet environment. My visit wasn't during a peak season, however I had a pleasant experience as I am not much of a fun of crowded places. I didn't see any of the typical souvenir shops, which it really...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were a few factors that kept this location as a 3 for us. A part of it was the obnoxious behavior of others in the area, kids misbehaving with no supervision, someone flying a drone around the area during our visit, and people just...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go during the morning and enjoy the walk over there, we enjoyed the old ancient stadium relaxing and refreshing, go walk Learn see watch and be part of the place

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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Just outside of Rhodes town this site is in walking distance from the old town and there is also a hop on bus that drops on the main road near the acropolis (which is set above the stadium). Its great just to walk around the...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

A short and easy walk - about 15 to 20 minutes from Old Town. Impressive especially with the Temple behind. A lonely place at least in March but serene and correct. A reminder the glory and strife sometimes end up as pasture for sheep and...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

well preserved arena where you can easily work out the original specifications. Good example of Roman remains.

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Reviewed January 16, 2018

My favourite place in Rhodes Island. What a fine example of an ancient civilisation. We were lucky enough to have a very knowledgable guide with us who gave us all the interesting facts about the history of the island.

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Reviewed January 9, 2018

This a beautiful restored Olympic stadium on the top of the Acropolis of Rhodes. A fine example of aancient architecture.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We saw many examples of ancient greco Roman architecture on this trip and we could not get enough. Our guide, Nicholas, was quite good at explaining everything.

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

One of most impressive places on the Rhodes Island. For architecture lover like me it was a significant to visit a real ancient, well preserved ruins where you really can imagine of what Greek culture is about! Nice, but intense walk up the hill and...More

Thank Monika W
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Turquoise63
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Response from Jahn52 | Reviewed this property |
HI we walked as we wanted to enjoy the sea views, it is quite a treck but we enjoy exploring. We are both in our 60's and I have mobility problems but would reccomend walking. You can also catch the open top bus and get on... More
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no charge and free parking!!!
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