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Ancient Kamiros, Rhodes
(4.3/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Explore the remains of an ancient civilization dating back nearly 3,000 years. Ancient Kamiros was established by the Dorians but was likely inhabited even earlier by the Achaeans. The ancient town flourished as an agricultural society, producing oil, wine, and figs during the sixth century. The town was abandoned gradually as the residents moved to the nearby city of Rhodes. Stroll the streets and residential areas to imagine what life would have been like in the ancient town. Walk up to the top of the hill to see the acropolis and a covered reservoir, which could supply water for up to 400 families. Enjoy a spectacular view of Rhodes and the sea below. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Salakos holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Ancient Kamiros and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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TripAdvisor
  • fantastic holiday in Rhodes, from the food to the sea, not to mention the sights, I recommend guided tour of this archaeological site overlooking the sea, we have opted for a guided tour organised by the Agency because we were told to get there with the rental car could be difficult, and in these cases a guide is helpful and allowed us to visit other realities as monolithos where they produce honey.
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  • One of the most vivid impressions from Rhodes from ancient Kamiros policy. Downloaded the audio guide and with proven application and audiokolonkoj learned a lot of interesting information about the policy, his device, devices and its inhabitants. Without guide-doing nothing! Read all granite plaques bored! Come better after 3 when the heat subsides-the pleasure of a stroll. Independent travelers avoided the policy on top, apparently more liked the sea view than the sight of the ruins, we walked along the main street and entered into several houses, where we drew attention to their device. Great time, Chach and a half! Do not waste your time for nothing and do not torture the children a visit to Kamiros without any guide.
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  • easy to access by car or public transportation entrance fee 6,- Euro/adult very realistic impression of an ancient town when walking through the well preserved ruins; takes about 40 min; informative s...  more »
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  • This ancient ruin is a real glimpse in to how this community once lived. extremely advanced for its time and set in a beautiful location. the restoration work on the site has been done very well. would definitely recommend going, but be warned on a very hot day there isn't much shade around.
  • Great place to visit, old ruins shows big community was living there. Entrance is paid but for 4 person we got free pass
  • Very beautiful landscape together with fantastic ruins, though the admission is 6 euro per adult, while the parking is free.
  • Great archeological site
  • Great ancient ruins and great view on the sea... really educational