Ancient Sites of the Harbour and Market Place

Kos Island - Port LimenosThese sites are south of Platanos Square and is one of the largest archaeological sites with buildings which date back to the Middle Ages. The site is surrounded by a

Middle Ages Hora

Kos Island - Middle Ages HoraPre earthquake Kos had the form of a typical city of the 18th and 19th century in the southeastern Aegean divided into districts. According to sourced of the time in the walled medieval

Archaeological sites - Monuments

Kos Island - The plane tree of HippocratesThe plane tree of Hippocrates
Located Opposite the Entrance of the Castle of Neratzia and the Lotzias mosque. The fountain of the mosque has an Arabic sign which refers

Moslem Shrines - Minarets

Kos - Moslem Shrine NtefterntarMoslem Shrine Ntefterntar
It’s a two storey shrine which was built by the officer Ibrahim Efendi. There are two column supported scales, one in the eastern side and one in the

Fortification of the City

Kos Fortification of the CityThe wall of the ancient city of Kos has the shape of a ring with a perimeter of about 4 kilometres. The wall surrounded a residential area and also a large area of the south of the

Altar of Dionysios and the Temple of Amigdalona

Kos Altar of Dionysios and the Temple of AmigdalonaThe altar of Dionysos and a Doric temple were found southeast of the Market. From the altar, which was a typical specimen of Greel architecture, the level where sacrifices were

Islet Constructions

Kos Island - Islet ConstructionsAfter the settlement of 366BC the new city of Kos was constructed according to the Ippodanio Street Planning System: the wall of the city would be ring shaped and it would bring

Basilica on the Cape Skandario, Lambi

Kos - Basilica on the Cape Skandario, LambiIt has three naves with semi-circle arches on the east side and a rectangular antenave on the west. Most parts of the upper construction as well as many marble

Baptistry of St. John Prodromou ''The 7 Steps''

Kos - Baptistry of St. John Prodromou ''The 7 Steps''Today it is used as cemetery temple. It is the central building, the old Christian basilica. Balducci dates it to the 7th – 8th century because of its construction. Parts of the Basilica