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Address: Harbor | Rhodes Town, Greece
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Description: A modern remake of a giant statue, reputed to be one of the seven wonders...
A modern remake of a giant statue, reputed to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
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definitely. The curiosity would have stayed with me. Something like the Copenhagen siren, which I saw in my very young years. These two columns in memory of the Ancient Wonder are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

All that now remains of the supposed place where the Colossus stood guard are two pillars at the entrance to Mandraki harbour, now topped with statues of a Stag and a Deer. Worth having a look while you walk round the harbour area and letting your imagination take over.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

One of the original 7 Wonders of the World, the big monument has now gone! Probably in pieces at the bottom of the ocean. Still a nice walk around.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

definitely. The curiosity would have stayed with me. Something like the Copenhagen siren, which I saw in my very young years. These two columns in memory of the Ancient Wonder are even more important. And to go there, you will enjoy a really beautiful walk around the harbour. Why not 5 stars? Well, there's so much of beauty in Rhodes...... More 

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American in Arabia
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41 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just knowing I was in the shadow of one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world made me tingle inside. I could just imagine how grand the colossus must have looked for mariners entering what is now Mnadraki Harbour.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There are two columns with a figurine on top of each one. Not as tall, as we expected but they are picturesque. Worth a visit, as is a walk around the harbour and marina. Not spectacular but a good photo opportunity.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

How can you NOT stop at one of the 7 ancient wonders of the world? Its fun to stand one on side of the harbor with the stag statue and imagine the Colossus! I know experts argue over whether it truly existed, but just going there and envisioning it is truly a "pinch me" moment!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

There is now a fort on the footings of where the colossus is thought to have been situated. We really liked visiting here, seeing the yachts in the harbour, and the video history of Rhodes battles to prevent the turkish takeover were very interesting.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Excellent view from the harbour. We also did a boat trip with Rizos Cruises (highly recommended) and you get very good views of the harbour from the boat. Especially on the way back as the sun is setting.

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We can not say we dislike the old. Ancient is narrow means no large spaces. Lovers of antiquity must comply. Too much cosmetic damage ancient vestiges.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

As tourists fascinated by legends, once in Mandraki, we started of course looking for the deer at the entrance to the harbor. We managed to find them eventually and actually took some great pictures among the crowds trying their best to do the same. Later on however, after reading the chapter dedicated to the Colossus of Rhodes, we were amused... More 

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