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About Kos

Historical Photo Kos Island , Greece

History of Kos

The long and illustrious history of Kos has etched a route across the ages, beginning in the third millennium BC, at the end of the Neolithic Age.

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Hippocrates of Kos

Hippocrates

The great Greek doctor Hippocrates was born on the island of Kos in 460 BC (d. Larissa, 377 BC). He was the founder of scientific medicine.

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building Dikitirio architecture of kos island

Architecture of Kos

The architecture of Kos was greatly influenced by the Italian style, with fine examples being the capital city’s Town Hall and administrative building (“Dikitirio”).

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Climate of Kos

Climate of Kos

Sunny on most days of the year and with a mild climate that is a result of the temperate sea that surrounds it, the island of Kos opens its warm, welcoming embrace to visitors.

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