Archaeological site of Filerimos reopens on Rhodes


The archaeological site of Filerimos has reopened to the public on the Greek island of Rhodes.

The reopening comes after a 1,350,000 euro restoration that included accessibility and infrastructure upgrades.

The hill of Filerimos offers unique views of Rhodes’ north-western coast and hinterland. It is an environmental park which houses ancient and early Christian structures, ruins of a Byzantine castle, a medieval church, an Italian monastery, and the 15th-century church of St. George of Hostos.

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The 15th-century church of St. George of Hostos.

Restoration works at Filerimos have modernised the Byzantine castle’s existing structures and introduced new exhibition spaces.

The site now boasts accessible ramps, a corridor for emergency vehicles, and tour-guide material for visually impaired visitors.

According to Greece’s Culture Ministry, the reopening of the archaeological site of Filerimos signifies a milestone in preserving Greece’s cultural heritage.




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