Lindos, a powerful maritime city, was one of the three ancient cities that formed the Rhodian state. The Acropolis stands atop the hill overlooking the village built on the slopes down into the bay.
The picturesque village with its’ white-washed houses hiding pebbled courtyards and stone paved streets that lead up to the Acropolis and temple of Athena Lindia.
From there it offers spectacular views of the surrounding area and St. Paul’s Bay where it is reputed the Apostle Paul first landed in 58 A.D.
Lindos is also famous for it “donkey” taxis, offering a much less strenuous ascent to the Acropolis for a small fee. Besides the cooling waters of the bay, the village offers the visitor the opportunity to browse or shop or sit at one of the many cafes for refreshments.