Lindos: A must visit village in Rhodes
What can someone do in Lindos?
If you have visited Rhodes many times and you want to discover something new, you can visit the beautiful Lindos. The bus ride takes a little over an hour and the ticket costs 5.50 euros.
Village of Lindos: This is a genuine island village that will definitely leave the visitor satisfied. Lindos combines mountain and sea as well as the old and the new. We are talking about a modern village with all kinds of facilities, yet, maintaining its old architecture. Each of the village alleys are unique and many say that they look like those of Mykonos.
TIP: Make sure you have enough storage space on your cell phone or camera because you won’t stop taking pictures.
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Acropolis of Lindos: This is the main attraction of Lindos. The visitor can enjoy there the endless view and beauty of Lindos. The building is a wonderful ancient Greek monument that is combined with the endless blue of the Aegean. The walk up takes about 15 minutes while there is also the option to go up with donkeys which cost 7 euros. Admission to the Acropolis of Lindos is 12 euros and the staff is quite friendly.
TIP: Avoid traveling up to the Acropolis of Lindos during the noon hours and make sure you have water and sneakers shoes with you.
Lindos Beach: This is a beach with crystal clear waters and is ideal for families traveling with young children. The water on the beach is warm and shallow so children can swim there without fear. The beach is organized and the shops are exceptional. All you have to do is enjoy the view of the castle and your sea dive.
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Agios Pavlos Beach: This is a smaller beach in Lindos. It has very nice waters yet also views. Moreover, this is an organized beach and it has a restaurant – bar.
TIP: The beach tends to be very crowded especially in August. If you prefer something quieter, it is better to prefer one of the aforementioned beaches.
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Byzantine Church of Panagia Lindos: It is located in the center of Lindos and it would be a mischance not to visit it. It was built in the 14th century and is a well-preserved building. It has a mosaic floor and stunning murals that will definitely catch your eye. Even for non-religious people, it is a worthwhile visit.
Generally, Lindos is a village that is worth spending time visiting. The view from its castle, the picturesque alleys, the buildings, and its beaches will grant you pleasant memories.