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All reviews west coast of rhodes stunning views small church light a candle slippery steps short climb car parking area amazing photos white chapel free attraction worth the effort free entry worth a visit take your time knights of st john take pictures ruins
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely views of the coast well worth the climb, there are steps but the are uneven and slippery. Remember to wear strong sensible footwear.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good for couples, dont take kids they will be bored as nothing to do. nice clean canteena nearby for cold drinks. stunning views.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank trooreview
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was built 1480 by the Knights of Saint John. Never got conquered. But to walk up is a challenge if you have leg issues. And the old stepping stones are easy to slide on if you don't have the right shoes.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Centh L
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Bracing vertical climb up. Tiny church beautiful from the outside. Uninspiring inside. Apparently it’s built on the ruins of a Castle but like everything else on the island there’s no information at the site. Gorgeous view though.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ladawncp
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Driving around the island was OK but the beaches were not as nice in the west as they are on the east coast. Monolithos Caste for its location as well as for its view is worth driving to this part of Rhodes. Pretty impressive!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This ruined castle has a small church inside its wall and is very pretty in the Aegean sunlight. The steep steeped climb is worth the views from the top. They are across the Aegean coastline with beautiful blue seas.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BT3rd
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Pictures we took are amazing! We were here for a long time because the view was fantastic. Entrance is for free. Near the castle was a cafe where we had good lunch.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sintija S
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We walked from Monolithos village around to the castle, although you can drive to the foot of the rock that the castle sits on. It was worth walking there as we were able to see the castle from a distance whilst stretching our legs. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kpts1234
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We visited this place with a one year old baby. It was nice to spend a half-hour there and to take pictures. Parking is close to the castle, but there are only stairway leading to the top, so no wheels could be used to get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabrielė G
Reviewed September 29, 2018

It's the only medieval castle which has not been occupied as far as I read. What remains is pretty much ruins - the outer walls and there's also a small church / chapel inside. You have to be careful while climbing up because the stone...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from stomp2905 | Reviewed this property |
I’d say carrier. Steps are uneven and very worn hence slippery. They wind quite a bit too so that would add to the stroller problems. Wear sensible shoes so that you are as sure footed as possible if carrying your little... More
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