Acropolis of Lindos

Lindos 400
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Greece is the best place for you to catch up on ruins, archeological sites, and not to mention a rich history that you only read about in books. Now is the time for you to pack your bags and head to that entrancing place with your family or should you want to experience this journey alone, then there is one place in Greece you should not forget to visit.

Considered as one of the favorites of visitors, it is town on the island of Rhodes, on the east coast. You can’t miss Rhodes, which is famous for its beach and fishing villages as well as a little resort. This Acropolis of Lindos is a citadel or fortress that according to history was designed to defend and protect a place against external attacks. These citadels are constructed on hills since the view is better and easier to see if someone or a group is fast approaching.

The Acropolis of Lindos hampered archeological operations. Because of the rich architectural wonders, archeologists had to work around these. They learned that the surrounding places have traces of artifacts, such as gold coins.

When visitors find themselves mesmerized with the Acropolis of Lindos, they continue their quest to find that one place to capture and immortalize moments under the Greecian sun. You will be able to share the same sentiments when you visit the temples, artifacts and even sculptures that takes you back as early as 180 B.C. You will also notice that the Acropolis of Lindos is within the confines of a wall called the Hellenistic Wall. Yes, Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman and most powerful in her time.

One response to “Acropolis of Lindos”

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