International Hippocratic Foundation of Kos (outside Kos Town)

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. Sprawling gardens feature natural herbs to treat everything from colds to mental health problems. Rare species can also be found here. Take a tour of the museum featuring busts of Hippocrates and important texts from the 17thC.

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