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Delve into the fascinating history of Rhodes by joining our Medieval Rhodes and the Jewish Quarter walking tour

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  • #LocalExperience
Duration
4 hours
Availability
Daily
TRIP ADVISOR RATING
Group Type
Private
FROM
70/Person
for a group of 6

Tour Highlights

Rhodes is not only rich in beauty, but also in history, with its medieval city having been declared a world-acclaimed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Now it is time for you to explore Rhodes old town along with the famous Jewish Quarter with the help of your licensed tour guide and your feet. Walk and see from up close the impressive monuments and landmarks that make the island so unique; the history of a Greek island was come to life to swipe you off your feet!

Walking tour of the medieval old town of Rhodes and the Jewish Quarter

Discover notable landmarks and monuments

Visit the Palace of the Grand Master

 

Services of a licensed, English-speaking guide

What you can expect?

Discover the spellbinding history of the medieval city of Rhodes, an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site that will blow you away due to its impressive architecture and unmatched beauty. Set on a walking tour across under the guidance of a local licensed guide who will share his deep knowledge in regard to the regions’ heritage and culture and travel back in time through his vivid story-telling.

Walk around the famous La Juderia, more commonly known as the Jewish Quarter, and appreciate the impeccable aesthetic of is narrow, cobbled alleys full of Jewish history; lots of Jews made Rhodes their home, leaving evidence of their existence behind that survives to this day. Your guide will lead you to some of Rhodes’ most distinguished Jewish landmarks and monuments,  including Alhadeff Park and Alhadeff Street, named after a prominent Jewish family, the Square of the Martyred Jews and its seahorse fountain, the Holocaust Memorial, the Kahal Kadosh Synagogue, the oldest synagogue in Greece, and the Jewish Museum of Rhodes

Next, it’s time to unveil the remains of the medieval period of Rhodes, walking along the Street of the Knight, the best-preserved medieval street in Europe, and monuments your guide will explain. Listen to fascinating stories regarding how the way the battles and sieges fought by the Knights of St. John made the town of Rhodes become what it is today. Your last stop will take you to the Palace of the Grand Master, a 14-century construction that served as the home of  St. John of Rhodes, the famous leader of the Knights, and today serves as a museum that hists medieval furniture, elaborate mosaics, and other Rhodian archaeological exhibits. Watch the heritage of Rhode come to life in all its medieval glory with this deep dive into the island’s history and culture!

Inclusions

  • Guided tour across Rhodes’ Jewish Quarter
  • Guided tour across the old medieval town of Rhodes and its most important monuments
  • A visit to the Palace of the Grand Master
  • All taxes and VAT

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees to the Palace and the Synagogue
  • Transfers
  • All personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Know before you go

As we want to offer the best service to our guests, we have carefully selected expert licensed guides to ensure the best experience possible. Our team consists of a group of young professionals of high-expertise in the fields of Archaeology, History or graduates of the official "Greek State School of Tour Guides". Hence, they are well-trained to share their knowledge with the public in an interesting and fun way. Their academic background works as a springboard immersing you into the wealth of Greek culture and holding your undivided attention for the whole duration of the tour. Despite the aforementioned assets though, it is their enthusiastic character and passion about their field of study that unquestionably guarantees you a memorable tour experience.

FAQs

Are there any extra costs?

No! The cost includes all 4 hours of the Medieval Rhodes & the Jewish Quarter Walking Tour!

 

Reviews

  • Got mesmerized by the rich history of Rhodes and the incredibly knowledgeable guide that made it come to life. Loved the experience all throughout and would recommend it not only to people who love history as much as I do, but everyone who wants to get to know the real face of Rhodes!

    - HistoryBuff91

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We enjoy travelling | We remain safe

Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
Our tours are always private or have a maximum capacity of 8 persons
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
We encourage the exploration of outdoor sites, monuments and natural landscapes
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
Our vehicles are sanitized daily and our transportation is private-only
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
We prefer boutique accommodations that follow all safety protocols
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
Our guides and drivers are always conscious and provide our guests with masks and sanitizers
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities
We believe in a slow and sustainable way of travel that respects the environment & the local communities