It is evident though, that the village is not yet developed touristically probably because of its position, close to the very popular sea resort of Kiotari, that has drawn all the attention. However, this tiny village hidden in between major touristic areas and astonishing natural surroundings, certainly is worth a visit, as it has many things to offer, such as the charm of a virgin place, peace, and of course precious sightseeing.
It is a rather small but lively village, with a fairly large population. The heart of the village is the square in front of the Church of the Dormition. You should take a look at the interior of the church, which was built in 1060 and has been recently restored and admire the extraordinary fine Byzantine wall paintings. Just next door, in the church's old olive press, you will find a small folklore museum. After visiting the church, take the road up to the castle. At the top of the hill the medieval fortifications offer a marvellous view of the beach stretching endlessly from Kiotari all the way to Gennadi.
The beautiful and friendly village of Lardos, is on the sunny south east side of the island, within easy reach to Lindos Town. Lardos offers all the facilities you would expect of a modern holiday destination. There is a doctors surgery, dentist, pharmacy, hairdresser, exchange facilities, international telephone network, news agent, car, motorbike, and bicycle hire.
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The medieval castle that looks out over the sea towards Chalki, standing on a pine-clad hill on the north-western coast of Rhodes, welcomes you to the region of Kritinia - called the forgotten border region by the inhabitants of the village. What makes it really worth a visit is the wild beauty of the landscape.
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The village of Afandou in Rhodes has been founded in times where pirates used to overrun the islands of the Mediterranean. During that period, people used to leave the shores in order to seek shelter in the inland. The village of Afandou took its name form the word "áfandos ", which in Greek means "invisible", because it could not be seen from the sea.
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