Due to its strategic position between Greece and Turkey, the island of Rhodes, originally established around 400 BC, had quickly developed into a crucial trading center. Over the following centuries, the island passed through the ruling hands of the Romans, the Knights of Saint John, the Ottomans, and the Italians before becoming a formal part of Greece. As a result of all this conflict and change there is an abundance of fascinating archeological sites but, apart from its historical interest, the island is an experiential treasure that has it all; from laid-back beaches and breathtaking green hills to grandiose cosmopolitan resorts and shops with the most luxurious international fashion brands.

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