Rhodes: Culture and Arts

(Ro-dos in Greek)

Many tourists enjoy a culture and arts holiday in Rhodes each year with the island's magnificent history and traditions difficult to ignore. For those interested in art, a trip to the Municipal Gallery of Rhodes is a must. Here visitors on culture and arts holidays in Rhodes will enjoy one of the most significant collections of Modern Greek paintings in the world. Also worth a trip is the Nestoridion Melathron - the Museum of Modern Greek Art.

Its permanent collection includes an extensive number of paintings and prints, along with smaller number of sculptures, drawings and valuable documents by the most renowned Greek artists. For history enthusiasts on Rhodes culture and arts holidays the archaeological museum comes highly recommended. It is housed in the Hospital of the Kings, one of the most important buildings during the rule of the Knights, and consists of a large interior courtyard surrounded by a two-storey colonnade. Also of interest is the Jewish Museum of Rhodes which was founded in 1977 and can be located in the Old Jewish Quarter of the town.