Archaeological Museum of Rhodes
If you’re landing on this Greek island and bypassing the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes, let’s just say you’re missing out on a colossal slice of the pie.
Nestled in the heart of the Old Town, this museum was once the Hospital of the Knights, built in the 15th century. It stands tall, wearing its years like a badge of honour, beckoning visitors with promises of stories whispered through the corridors of time.
Inside, you’re treated to a cavalcade of wonders. For starters, there’s the oh-so-elegant statue of Aphrodite Bathing. And who knew the goddess of love fancied a bath now and then? It’s no ordinary spa day; she’s captured in pure, ethereal marble, embodying grace and elegance. Then, fast forward to a juicy bit of ancient gossip with the funerary slab of Krito and Timarista. This isn’t just a stone; it’s an episode of ancient ‘EastEnders’, etched forever.
So, if you’re plotting your Rhodes itinerary and wondering about the top things to do, take it from me: the Archaeological Museum is a must-visit. Dive deep, explore, and let the relics and tales of old sweep you off your sun-kissed feet.