Mandraki is a main port of Rhodes where once mentioned in the old ages that was the place that the Colossus of Rhodes stood, one of the seven wonders of ancient world. Today, the statues of two deers named ‘’Elafos’’ and ‘’Elafina’’ stand where once stood the feet of the Colossus statue.
By the city walls facing seawards, there is the castle of Saint Nicholaos which received its title from the patron saint of the seaman. Nowadays this castle operates as a lighthouse. During summer, there are ships departing everyday to Lindos, Symi and the neighbor islands from Mandraki Harbour.
The city of Rhodes is located at the northern tip of the island where the ancient city used to be placed. The imposing Italian architecture is evident and blends beautifully with the rest of the city creating a truly magnificent atmosphere. Famous for its entertainment and cosmopolitan character, Rhodes city hosts a casino, a National Theatre and a traditional Dance Theatre.