Attractions in Kos

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Zia

Zia

The lush green, tiny village Zia is built on a slope of Mount Dikaios, about 16 km from the centre of Kos. Zia is known for its natural water sources with...

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Nerantzias Castle

Known as the Castle of Kos, Nerantzias Castle owes its name to the fact that the city of Kos planted sour orange and lemon trees (nerantzies) in the late...

Town

Ancient Agora and Port

The archaeological site of the agora and the port of Kos is located on the eastern edge of Kos Town and came to light after the excavations of the Italian...

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Asklipieio Kos

Asklipieio, one of the most famous and important monuments of the island, is built on a hillside surrounded by trees, located near the ancient city of Kos...

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Eleftherias Square

Any time you visit Eleftherias Square, the central point in the city of Kos, you'll find that it's bustling with life as locals and visitors alike visit on a...

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Loggia Mosque

Also known as the Mosque of Gazi Hassan Pasha, Loggia Mosque was built in 1786 by the then admiral and commander of the islands. It's located in the heart of...

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The Tree of Hippocrates

In one of the central points of Kos Town, behind the island's headquarters and close to the Neratzia Fort and the ancient agora, stands the famous plane tree...

Kardamena

Kardamena

Kardamena, one of the most significant tourist resorts in Kos, located approximately 30 km south of the centre of the capital city. Built on the site of the...

Kefalos

Aspri Petra Cave

One of the oldest monuments of the island, Aspri Petra Cave (which is around 100-140 million years old) is located at an altitude of 257 m on Zini Mountain...

Kefalos

Kefalos

Kefalos, the most remote village on the island, 40 km southwest of Kos town, is built on a hill in the western part of the island. In antiquity, it was Kos'...

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Nerantzias Castle Bridge

Those of you who walk along the famous palm dotted avenue in Kos town, will notice Nerantzias Castle Bridge right above them. This is the bridge that...

Platani

Platani

The Turkish district of Kos, also known as Platani or Kermentes, is located 6km from the centre of the capital, shortly before the archaeological site of...

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Roman Odeon of Kos

This is one of the most significant public buildings of the ancient city of Kos and is located south of the west archaeological site of the ancient theatre....

Pyli

Mount Righteous

In the heart of the island's hinterland stands the tallest mountain in Kos, reaching a height of approximately 846 meters. The grand Dikaios Mountain was...

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Archaeological Museum of Kos

Housed in a listed building dating back to 1935 in Eleftherias Square, the Archaeological Museum of Kos hosts a large collection of finding dating from...

Pyli

Pyli

Built almost in the middle of the island in a lush green valley with olive trees, Pyli is 15 km from Kos Town and 4 km from Marmari. A walk in Peli, as it...

Asfendiou

Asfendiou

Traditionally built on the slope of Mount Dikaiou, Asfendiou is located within 14 km southwest of Kos Town. Proclaimed in 1983 by the Ministry of Culture as...

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Casa Romana

The Roman House, or Casa Romana as most refer to it, is located in Kos Town, a short distance from the Roman Odeon and is on of the most popular and...

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Western Archaeological Zone

The Western Archaeological Zone, opposite the ancient theatre and Roman Odeon, is part of the ancient city of Kos and was completely abandoned by the...

Platani

International Hippocratic Foundation

Located 3.5 miles southwest of the centre of Kos town and 500 meters from the archaeological site of Asklipieios, you'll find the International Hippocratic...

Antimachia

Antimacheia

The picturesque Antimacheia is one of the traditional villages of the island, located 23 kilometers southwest of the city centre of Kos and just 4 km from...