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About Kos

kos tourist information

Kos tourist information.Prcatical info & tips on Kos Island , Greece. All those details that put your mind at rest before travelling , as well as info you may need while you’re in Kos Island[..]

Historical Photo Kos Island , Greece

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 (a period which lasted roughly 3,500 years, […]

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 in spring, summer and fall.

Traveller essentials for Kos

Greece is a Member-State of the European Union and has ratified the Schengen Agreement. Citizens traveling inside the E.U. just […]

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, thus rightly earning him the name of “father of modern […]

Hippocrates Oath

I swear by Apollo Physician and Asclepius and Hygieia and Panaceia and all the gods and goddesses, making them my […]

general info - fact & figures Kos Greece

Regional unit: KosIsland Group: DodecaneseAdministrative region: South Aegean Area:287.2 Km2 (115,59 mi)  Max Length:45 Km Density:116/km2 DemographicsPopulation: 33.388 Currency: Euro […]

building Dikitirio architecture of kos island

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”), both belonging […]

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