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Colossus of Rhodes

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A modern remake of a giant statue, reputed to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
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Rhodes Town 851 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you go there and you expect to see a big statue, you will keep expecting , because the statue doesn't exist!!! Only two deers where the feet of the statue were expected to be. Just walk around.

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 days ago

The colossus is long gone, I'm afraid but the harbour is beautiful. Take a boat and look back at it and you could imagine yourself in ancient Greece. The island of Symi is stunning and well worth the trip. The ferry is very smelly and...More

Thank JoM2740
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very nice place to walk. We visited Rhodos island the last August together with my family, for me it was the second visit to island

Thank Morten B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Obviously there is no colossus, but the harbour and monuments is a lovely place for a stroll and to plan which yacht you will buy when the lottery eventually pays out!

Thank iarmstro
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is debatable what used to be there; however the current spot is fairly photogenic and is certainly worth a short detour from the sights in the area.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure it is because it’s not actually there - was it ever.? We walked down past the boats to visit the area the Colossus was supposed to be so we can say we were there but there’s no proof he ever was so...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no Colossus, but it's still a good spot for a photo. The 2 deer atop the columns are quite photogenic!

Thank Lynda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tale says that Rhodes’ colosseum once stood there, feet wide apart, making the way for the vessels. The tale mentions an earthquake that destroyed it. However, a local told me that this was a myth created by a French traveller and that the real...More

Thank MixaylB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Truly magnificent site as much as the Colossus itself is left to one's imagination. The idea though has fascinated me for years :-)

Thank Radka P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice view of the harbour and all, but since the Colossus is not there... don't build expectations. Don't even have a 100 characters for it :)

Thank miXivan
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