The old town of Rhodes is one of the largest medieval towns in Europe. In the town there are fascinating medieval fortress-like buildings, the bastions, walls, gates, narrow alleys, minarets, old houses, fountains, tranquil and busy squares. The most interesting building of the old town is the Palace of the Grand Master. It was originally built at the end of the 7th century.In the Lower Town, Gothic architecture coexists with mosques, public baths and other buildings dating back to the Ottoman period.
The Modern Greek Art Museum presents extensive painting and engraving collections, numerous sculptures, drawings and documents of historical value. Some of these works of art are considered to be of great significance and they are chosen in order to narrate the history of art.
The excellent beach of Reni (Koskinou) is situated at a distance of some 8 kilometers far from the town of Rhodes and some 4,5 kilometers northeastern to the scenic inland village of Koskinou. It is a beach very close to the town of Rhodes with nice sand, lovely sea and many facilities for accommodation, food and drink, shopping and amusement, both in the area around and in the town of Rhodes.
The long sandy beach of the western coast of the island starts just after the Aquarium, within the town of Rhodes and is extended along the Leros Coast, Kalymnos Coast, Miaoulis Coast and Kanaris Coast, is better known as Psaropoula, the old name of the central and better organized part of it. As it happens with the other long beaches of the town, various parts of Psaropoula are named in different names, as if it were a separate beach, usually taking the names of a hotel or a tavern found in this particular area.
The beach of Zefyros is a small sandy beach of the eastern coast of the island, situated a bit southern to the Marine and southern to the main port of the town of Rhodes. Although well organized, it is small and calm, with nice sea, well protected from the northern and western winds.