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The Acropolis of Rhodes town with the amphitheater and the ancient stadium, Rhodes Town
The Hill of Monte Smith ,Marks the site of the Acropolis of ancient Rhodes. The Green and beautifully laid out archaeological park contains the Hellenistic stadium,built in the 3rd century BC,Where the Athletic events of the Alioi Games took place. They were a part of the major festival of the Ancient Rhodians held in honour of the god Ilios. Next to the stadium is the small restored marble Theatre .Just as in ancient times ,events are still staged here today.

The photo was taken on:
09 August 2003 10:37:12
Rhodes Town, The Acropolis of Rhodes town with the amphitheater and the ancient stadium




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