Landmarks in Kos


Take a tour of the exact replica of a 5thC BC Ancient Kos home. Admire the kitchen with all the utensils and the unique chimney. You’ll find statues and votive offerings to the gods as well.
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This living museum is a tribute to the herbal remedies discovered and administered by Hippocrates, the father of Western medicine and a native of Kos.
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This beautiful stone bridge lined by centuries’ old palm trees crosses what used to be a moat as it links the town to the Castle of the Knights of the Order of St. John.
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Household utensils and agricultural tools are on display in this replica of a tradition home while keeping the unique layout of the homes in Kos, where bedrooms were part of the formal living room.
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Built in 1786 by the local Ottoman commander, the masonry incorporated ancient archaeological artifacts. You’ll find a beautiful minaret close by as well as a white marble fountain where worshippers wash their feet before prayers.
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Believed to be planted by Hippocrates himself 2500 years ago, it’s the oldest tree in Europe and boasts a 14-meter trunk in diameter. The father of Western medicine also taught his students in the shade of this beautiful plane tree, in the center of Kos.
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Hugged by a beautiful pine forest, this Jewish cemetery boasts beautiful craftsmanship.
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This unique rock formation looks like a stone fortress guarding the cove.
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Built in the late 1700s by a high-ranking official of the Ottoman Empire, its most striking feature is a beautiful dome at the center of the structure.
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This lush pine forest full of friendly peacocks accustomed to humans is an ideal spot for a walk. It’s a favorite location amongst local photographers as well.
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This windmill, originally owned by a priest, is the only working windmill that remains standing in the Dodecanese. Built over 160 years ago, you’ll still see the windmill’s traditional layout over 3 floors.
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These 1920s Italian-crafted fountains offer visitors spring water of the highest quality.
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Not only will you be able to tour a replica of a traditional Kos home, you’ll be able to admire artifacts ranging from musical instruments to local costumes as well.
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