Situated in the heart of the Medieval Town, Rhodes, next to the famous Street of the Knights, the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights) is a must visit attraction. Not only can you see a host of archaeological treasures and a real sense of ‘the old Rhodes’ but it offers plenty of shaded areas, perfect if you are visiting at a hotter time of year.
The garden in the grounds is a lovely shaded space to explore, the colour of the flowers and leaves pop out against the sandy coloured stone.
Name: Archaeological Museum of Rhodes (Hospital of the Knights)
Entry:Adults 6 euros, Over 65’s 4 euros, Under 18’s free
Top Tip:Follow signs for the toilets down the staircase in by the entrance to the garden to find a vending machine selling ice cold bottles of water and cans of pop at a cheaper price that out in the town itself.
Eating: There are many cafes and restaurants to chose from nearby. In the busier squares there is much touting for custom. We chose to eat in quieter street, Socrates Street, further on ‘up’ past the Grand Master’s Place at Rusitco Taverna. They have a large menu and a menu of cheaper smaller meals, perfect if you have children. Homemade hamburger, chips and salad under 4 euros, Greek Salad under 5 euros and Kebab under 6 euros. We were given complimentary Ouzo after our meal too (good times!)
Car Hire: We hired a car for the day from the Car Hire company situated in the Mark Warner resort. A small car cost us 30 euros to hire for one day, prices may increase in the peak school holiday times though. We recommend the company on resort as there’s no deposits to pay and in the event of a problem you can speak to someone in person every morning and evening. A friendly service.