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Throne of Helios: The History of Rhodes 9D Experience

1. Throne of Helios: The History of Rhodes 9D Experience

During the experience, enjoy the 3D picture, sound, motion, rain, snow, wind, fire and even smells. Throne of Helios, the first 20-minute movie, offers a fantastic journey though the  history and mythology of Rhodes. The second movie, Rhodes Race is a 6 minutes long and shows a chariot race with the 12 Gods of Olympus. It is a unique combination of historical tradition and high technology, in the historic building of the old cinema of St. George, the first cinema ever establish in Rhodes. Architects, engineers, Greek and European technicians, interior designers, sculptors and historic consultants have created exclusive 9D entertainment in order to enrich the travel experience of visitors and help upgrade Rhodes as a tourist destination.  Viewers, after fastening their seat belts and putting on their special 3D glasses, are transferred into a realistic environment of an era long gone. Apollo, Zeus and the other ancient Greek gods, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Hospitaller Knights of the order of St. John, the Ottoman fleet led by Suleiman the Magnificent and the earthquake that shook the ancient world are all parts of this beautiful and adventurous 9D Throne of Helios journey. Battles, disasters, ancient cities and imposing medieval buildings come alive again in a way that will amaze you and your children. During the journey it is not only the rain that you feel or the jolt of the earthquake as the Colossus of Rhodes collapses in front of your eyes but also the strong winds, the swords of the knights and the battle cries. The journey will walk you through the ancient forests and lakes of the island of Rhodes, and among the dangerous snakes and reptiles of the island while smelling the scent of the trees and the beautiful flowers of Rhodes.

Rhodes Town: Guided City Tour with 9D Cinema: Small groups

2. Rhodes Town: Guided City Tour with 9D Cinema: Small groups

Explore Rhodes Town with guided tour with local English speaking Professional tour guide. If you want to learn and see more about the modern city of Rhodes, the medieval town, the Ancient Olympic stadium, and the legend of Colossus, this is the ideal excursion for you. With small group and our excellent tour guide you can have a great afternoon full of new knowledge, but also with a entertainment. We will descend with our luxury coach to the modern city of Rhodes where you will visit 9D cinema. Step back in time during an interactive, sensory movie experience at the 9D cinema. When the show ends for sure you will have one of greatest experience and you can say that you was back in past time. Then We will walk to the place where Colossus of Rhodes was. Short photo shooting and we will continue to the Old Town where you can explore the historical streets of the medieval Town of Rhodes on your guiding walking tour through the narrow cobbled streets. When the guided tour finishes, the guide will inform you about your pick up time and will you have free time to explore on your own the Old Town or do some shopping from the hundredths of shops . Afterwards you are picked up from the Old Town, will drive you and will visit the ancient Olympic stadium. Finally The coach take you to the Acropolis of the ancient Rhodes, past the ancient temple of Apollo enjoy the panoramic view of the town and the lighting of the Ialyssos bay, you will return to your hotels.

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4.7
(92 reviews)

The visit to the 9D cinema was fantastic and I and my family really enjoyed it. I recommend planning this experience at the beginning of your holiday, as it is a fun way to learn more about Rhodes and its history. The special effects were also very entertaining.

It is recommended to look at this history of Rhodes at the beginning of your Rhodes trip. You felt right in the middle of it instead of just there. The bonus Rhodes Race was also super awesome and a great way to end it.

I loved my tour - our tour guide took care about her group, bus driver was positive and bus itself was modern and comfortable) i liked the combination of history story telling and 9 D cinema. Definitely can recommend!

The guide Magaritha explained everything wonderfully and you were able to learn a lot about the history.

- entertaining - educational - good, enthusiastic welcome - good support (tech)