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.
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A fine tomb complex of the 3rd century BC Hellenistic period, dedicated to the 12 Olympian Gods as well as to the hero of the Harmyleon, Harmylos. The complex consists of a semi-circular roof […]
The ruins of the acropolis of the abandoned Paleo Pyli (Old Pyli) settlement sit west of the Mount Dikeos range, standing proudly throughout the ages atop a rocky hill which affords expansive views […]