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Village of Lindos, Lindos

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A small town with a mix of rich history and sandy beaches, Village of Lindos was established by the Dorians about 3,000 years ago (though local legend claims the settlement was founded long before that by one of Zeus' divine sons). Although it contains an age-old acropolis, the town's main attraction remain its traditional whitewashed buildings and pedestrian-friendly backstreets. Pick up a free map at the tourist information center and take a self-guided tour through the narrow streets, lined by well-preserved medieval buildings and small taverns. Visiting beachgoers outnumber the town's tiny population in the morning, so wait to get some sand between your toes until afternoon, when tourist buses depart for the next destination. Use our Lindos road trip planning tool to arrange your visit to Village of Lindos and other attractions in Lindos.
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  • What a wonderful place ., however there is a steep hill and lots of steps if you wish to visit the ruins( a absolute must ) Beautiful little shops and a sandy beach with plenty of bars and... 
    What a wonderful place ., however there is a steep hill and lots of steps if you wish to visit the ruins( a absolute must ) Beautiful little shops and a sandy beach with plenty of bars and...  more »
  • Unless you want to go up the acropolis via steps or donkey it’s just a lot of shops. We took the bus from Rhodes City, €5.50 per person each way. 1.5 hour journey. If you have plenty of time in... 
    Unless you want to go up the acropolis via steps or donkey it’s just a lot of shops. We took the bus from Rhodes City, €5.50 per person each way. 1.5 hour journey. If you have plenty of time in...  more »

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