Rhodes is a Greek island approximately 18 kilometres (11 mi) southwest of Turkey in eastern Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of both land area and population, with a population of 117,007 of which 53,709 reside in the harmonious capital city of the island.
Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site.
Today Rhodes is a very famous tourist destination. The economy is tourist-oriented. The most developed sector is service. Small industries process imported raw materials for local retail. Other industry includes agricultural goods production, stockbreeding, fishery and winery. While here your choices of what to do are actually unlimited, explore the numerous beautiful beaches, discover the well maintained archaeological sites of the island, or just chill, enjoy tasteful Greek food and the endless nightlife. The choice is yours.