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Kos Destination Guide

Explore Kos in Greece

Kos in the region of South Aegean with its 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 09:17 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Athens " with a 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, and Kalymnos. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Samos . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kos ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Greece-Kos Town

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Taverne Olympiada Kos Greece

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West bar in Kos island bar street - summer 2011(part02)

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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

Tree of Hippocrates

The Tree of Hippocrates is the plane tree (or platane, in Europe) under which, according to the legend, Hippocrates of Kos (considered the father of medicine) taught his pupils the art of medicine. Paul of Tarsus purportedly taught here as well. The Platanus in Kos is an oriental plane (Platanus orientalis), with a crown diameter of about 12 metres, said to be the largest for a plane tree in Europe.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.89 27.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Individual trees, Kos, Visitor attractions in the South Aegean

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 36.88 27.26 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Greek mythology, History of ancient medicine

Pserimos

Pserimos is a small Greek island in the Dodecanese chain, lying between Kalymnos and Kos in front of the coast of Turkey. It is part of the municipality of Kálymnos, and reported a population of 130 inhabitants at the 2001 census. The main industry is tourism, with Greek and other European holidaymakers attracted by its remote location. There are several beaches and a number of taverns, some of which offer accommodation.

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Located at 36.93 27.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Dodecanese, Islands of Greece, Kalymnos

Gümüşlük

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Located at 37.03 27.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Bodrum District, Fishing villages, Towns in Turkey

HMS Eclipse (H08)

HMS Eclipse (H08) was an E class destroyer of the Royal Navy that saw service in the Atlantic, Arctic, and Mediterranean theatres during World War II, until sunk by a mine in the Aegean Sea on 24 October 1943.

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Located at 37.02 27.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1934 ships, Clyde-built ships, E and F-class destroyers of the Royal Navy, Maritime incidents in 1943, Ships sunk by mines, World War II destroyers of the United Kingdom, World War II shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kos