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Kos Destination Guide

Explore Kos in Greece.

Kos in the region of South Aegean with it's 19,244 inhabitants is a town in Greece - some 210 mi (or 338 km) East of Athens, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Kos

Current time in Kos is now 04:53 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Samos, Pylion, Marmari, Kardamena, Kalymnos or Psalidi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Kos, Kermetes, Asfendiou, Gokdiken, Agios Fokas and Agios Dimitrios. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Kos Greece Vacation

06:38 min ( August 08, 2012 by anbodi)
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Vacation video from the Greece island Kos. Music: Sunrise Simply Red (Tommy Reye Remix)

Kos Ramira Beach animation 2012

12:08 min ( July 09, 2012 by llauraaa93)
Views: 976 - Rating: 5/5

Best animators of Kos! thank you all, i had a great holiday (


Taverne Olympiada Kos Greece

01:09 min ( July 09, 2010 by InselKos)
Views: 7,841 - Rating: 5/5

Taverne Olympiada Kos Greece

West bar in Kos island bar street - summ...

00:40 min ( June 30, 2011 by westclubkos)
Views: 1,394 - Rating: 0/5

West bar in Kos island bar street summer 2011 featuring DJ Marc from Denmark & DJ Alex from Norway


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Interesting facts about this location

Sleep temple

Sleep temples (also known as dream temples or Egyptian sleep temples) are regarded by some as an early instance of hypnosis over 4000 years ago, under the influence of Imhotep. Imhotep served as Chancellor, and High Priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis. He was said to be a son of Ptah, his mother being a mortal named Khredu-ankh. Sleep temples were hospitals of sorts, healing a variety of ailments, perhaps many of them psychological in nature.

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Located at 36.89, 27.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Greek mythology, History of ancient medicine

Çatalada

Çatalada, aka Çatal Ada, (formerly known as Volo) is a Turkish island located in the Aegean Sea, 3 miles off the town Turgutreis, west of Bodrum peninsula in southwestern Turkey. An island with three conical hills, its name means literally "fork island". The island's main economy is tourism, as cruises from the mainland are regular. It is also a popular scuba diving place. Neighbouring islands in close distance are Topan Adası, Çoban Adası and Yassıada.

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Located at 36.89, 27.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Turkey

Bodrum Castle

Bodrum Castle, located in southwest Turkey in the city of Bodrum, was built by the Knights Hospitaller starting in 1402 as the Castle of St. Peter or Petronium.

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Located at 36.89, 27.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological museums in Turkey, Bodrum, Castles and fortifications of the Knights Hospitaller, Castles in Turkey, Landmarks in Turkey, Maritime museums, Museums established in 1962, Museums in Muğla Province

HMS Dulverton (L63)

HMS Dulverton was a Type II Hunt class destroyer of the Royal Navy. Launched in 1941, she saw service during the Second World War until being damaged by German aircraft in 1943 during the Battle of Leros, and was scuttled. Dulverton was ordered from Alexander Stephen and Sons of Govan on the outbreak of war in 1939. She was laid down on 16 July 1940, and launched 1 April 1941. She was completed by September 1941.

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Located at 36.89, 27.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1941 ships, Govan-built ships, Hunt-class destroyers of the Royal Navy, Maritime incidents in 1943, Ships sunk by aircraft, World War II destroyers of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Mediterranean

Mausoleum at Halicarnassus

The Mausoleum at Halicarnassus or Tomb of Mausolus was a tomb built between 353 and 350 BC at Halicarnassus for Mausolus, a satrap in the Persian Empire, and Artemisia II of Caria, who was both his wife and his sister. The structure was designed by the Greek architects Satyros and Pythius of Priene.

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Located at 36.89, 27.29 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Archaeological sites in Turkey, Archaeology of the Achaemenid Empire, Architecture in Turkey, Bodrum, Buildings and structures completed in the 4th century BC, Caria, Carian people, Destroyed landmarks, Mausoleums in Turkey