Acropolis of Lindos: The 300 B.C. Monument lies 47 Kms From City of Rhodes (2024)
Acropolis of Lindos is located on the east coast over the middle of Rhodes island. The ruin is about 47 km from the city center of Rhodes. The monument Acropolis of Lindos was built in 300 BC. Today, the Acropolis of Lindos is designated as an archeological site by Greece.
During the 10th century BC, the Dorians King Tleopolemus of Rhodes established Lindos as the main center of trading and commerce. Lindos was a prominent city until the city of Rhodes was established. The city of Lindos was prominent because of the massive temple of Athena Lindos. Temple was expanded as well as more constructions were done next to the temple during the Roman time.
The citadel acropolis of Lindos was restored during Roman, Byzantines, and Ottomans time. Some artifacts were found from the time of Roman, Byzantines, and Ottomans at the site of the ruin. Most of such citadel has a Propylaea next to the citadel. Propylaea next to the Acropolis of Lindos was built in 4th century BC as a monumental gateway.