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Whether you want a tranquil resort life during the day or a healthy assortment of bars in the night you'll find Faliraki to be Rhodes' most rejuvenating spot. South of Rhodes Town on the northeastern coast, this resort town boasts more than just pristine sands. Its appropriately titled Water Park is the largest theme park of its kind in Europe and a huge hit with small kids and fun-loving adults. But if you are looking for more mature fun, you won't be disappointed. A Virtual Tourist reports, "Faliraki is well-known as the Party Capital of Rhodes and … during the night-time it really does earn its reputation." In the summer, bar-hopping can stretch late into the night. The same traveler also recalls Faliraki during the day as "a pleasant place to walk around with no shortage of restaurants, gift shops and beachside bars."
Back to basics -- the beach. Faliraki has ample white sand for you to lay your towel down and enjoy the passing hours. However, the shore can get crowded during the summer. Since this resort town survives off of seasonal tourism, you'll notice higher than normal prices at hotels and restaurants.
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Start your tour of Rhodes Town at the top: from the top of city walls, that is, where you can snap photos of this well-preserved medieval city's harbor, rooftops, fortifications and moat. Then begin strolling the city streets, where you'll find shops, inns, bars and restaurants housed in the same thick stone of the 14th century. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Rhodes Town hosts some beautiful structures recalling days gone by. Its Palace of the Grand Master and Archaeological Museum are the two most popular attractions, but you should also swing by the Street of Knights, an unforgettable thoroughfare with its low arches and cobblestone way. The southeastern Old Jewish Quarter is a tight network of cafés surrounding the beautiful Kahal Shalom Synagogue. Nearby, the Süleymaniye Mosque reminds onlookers of the Ottoman Empire's vast dominion in this region of the world.
An IgoUgo.com user remembers: "It's a wonderful feeling when you see actual historical relics coexisting w/ the hustle & bustle of modern times. It's like being in a time travel warp!"
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