The long, illustrious history of the island, which has been continually inhabited since the early Helladic period (appx. 2,300 BC), has provided vivid traces of the peoples and civilizations from East and West that came through Kos. Buildings, their architectural styles, reasons for construction and uses are usually what remain to indicate and shed light on historical periods.
2 Result(s) for Historical Sites found
Between 100 -140 million years old and standing at an altitude of 257 meters on the slopes of Mount Zini in the island’s south-western region of Kefalos, the impressive White Stone Cave contains traces […]
On top of a hill on the southeastern end of Kefalos, where the island’s first capital city was located in antiquity, lie the Byzantine remains of Kefalos castle dating back to 1420. Constructed of stones […]