One of the old villages of Rhodes, Asclipio, still preserves the traditional Rhodian architecture. The village obtained its name from Asclipio who worked their in the ancient times. The Byzantine church of the village was built in 1060 on the ruins of an even older Christian church, the building is in a cross design. The walls have paintings from the 17th century. The small track leads to the rocky height were you will find the Byzantine Castle of the village. Asclipio has lately grown touristically, specially in the near by settlement of Kiotari, which is on the beach, where you will find luxury hotels, studios, apartments, and restaurants. Also, lately there are rent a cars, rent a motor bike, shops, bars, and water sports on the beach.