Mandraki is the main harbour of Rhodes where once mentioned in the old ages stood the Colossus of Rhodes. Today, the statues of two deers named ‘’Elefos’’ and ‘’Elafina’’ stand where once stood the feet of the colossus. . By the city walls facing seawards, there is the castle of Saint Nicholaos which received its title from the patron saint of the seaman. This castle operates as a lighthouse.
Mandraki Harbour with its modern marina facilities, is a place of call for yachts visiting Rhodes. During summer, there are ships departing everyday to Lindos, Symi and the neighbor islands from Mandraki Harbour.