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KOS

The island of Hippocrates, the Kos, are the third in size island of Dwdekanni'swn and are found ana'mesa in Kalymnos and the Nj'syro. Flat island, has only a mountain range, beautiful harbour, immense sandy beaches, spotless waters and rich archaeological interest. His climate is soft and healthy at most months of time, something that in combination with the big sunlight, the splendid coasts and her inalterable picturesqueness has elected the island in international tourist centre. Her population exceeds the 20.000 residents, which mainly deal with the tourism, the agriculture, the livestock-farming and the fishery. In the Kos, the 460 p.H. were given birth the father of medicine, the Hippocrates, that founded the first medical school.

KOS

The pane'morfi city of Kos is the capital and the main harbour of island. It is found very near in the Turkish coasts and xanahtj'stike after the devastating earthquake 1933. It has a lot of green, avenues with fojnjko'dentra, while the courtyards and the balconies of houses are preened with all kinds flowers. Marvellous ammw'dejs coasts are extended right and left by the harbour, while in in the city big impression cause the scattered enormous archaeological spaces, with main stolj'dj the Asklipjej'o.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
ANCIENT CITY
The Enetjko' Castle of Knights of Ag. Ioannis, that causes the impression of visitors from the moment where the boat approaches in the harbour. It front resembles with a enormous dam in the harbour that leaves only a small passage for the small boats. Htj'stike the 15th century with marbles and Stones from the ancient city, that has been destroyed from cause of big earthquake. It is double wall with ditch intermediarily. The Pla'tano of Hippocrates. It is one enormous pla'tano, that is said that planted the Hippocrates and under from this taught the medicine. The Pane of Gazi' Hasan, or Lo'tzjas, that is found opposite from pla'tano, with his tall minaret, built 1786 with materially from the ancient city. The Asklipjej'o. The most appreciable archaeological space of island. It is southly-western found in distance of 4 km of capital, in a katapra'sjni region. Because the bent of ground, in the region the buildings htj'stikan in different levels (they are named a'ndira) that are connected between them with scales. In first a'ndiro exist the ruins of small temple and kri'ni and in the three sides around - around galleries, where ejka'zetaj that was accomodated the space of full recovery of patients. In the centre second a'ndiroy, exist the ruins of altar of God Asklipjoy', the ruins of temple of Asklipjoy', Jwnjkoy' of rythm of 2nd century p.H. and temple of Apollo, the 3rd century p.H., also Jwnjkoy' of rythm. Here they distinguish the seven kj'ones temple, that are kata'leykoj, restored from the Italians, and pull the impression of visitors. Finally, in third a'ndiro that is found in the taller level of space are saved the foundations and minimal kj'ones a temple of Asklipjoy', Dorian rythm. Htj'stike the 2nd century p.H. and was bigger and holier the Asklipjej'oy.
The ruins of Arhaj'as of Market, that are found very near in the harbour, with two restored kj'ones, the temple of Venus and the Gallery of 4th century p.H., that ejka'zetaj that they are kj'ones that is emanated from temple dedicated in the Irakli'.

MUSEUMS
The Archaeological Museum, that vrj'ske-342
taj in the most central and graphic square of city, the square of Freedom and includes statues, lively and epjty'mvjes columns, mainly the rwmaj!ki's and Greek season. Here is looked after the mosaic, that depicts the reception of Asklipjoy' from the Hippocrates and one local. It deserves it is marked, that in all almost the courtyards of houses, they existed mosaic, which the pirates transported in karavo'pana and today most find itself in the castle of Knights in Rhodes.

ENTERTAINMENT
You will find crowd from restaurants, barotave'rnes, pizzerias and confectioneries In your nightly exits you will meet intense life in the bars and ntj'sko, while are not absent the centres with live music. Mark that they exist also bar that is addressed in camw'nes certain nationality, as they show simajoy'les, with that they are preened.
If you find in the Kos August, not you lose "Jppokra'teja", where are organised apart from traditional gle'ntj and panigy'rj, fje'stes, theatrical representations and various cultural events, while almost each Sunday in the Asklipjej'o, becomes representation of oath of Hippocrates (the known oath that even today give the doctors).

CAMPAIGNS – SPOR
The Kos, is a small paradise for the tourists. You will swim in the beaches, Meropj'da, Scissors 2 s sth suncesh, ¢gjo Fwka', Dimitra, Atlases, Paraskeya', La'mpi and Lighthouse. For la'trejs marine spor they are rented ski, goyj'!nt se'r-fjngk, small ships for jstjoploj'!a, ale-f xj'ptwto, tzet - ski.
In the Municipal gym of Kos, you might play vo'ley'!, mpa'sket,
in the ground football and in the big hotels te'nnjs and golf.

LOCAL NOSTJMJES
You try the exceptional sweets of baking pan and the particular sweet of spoon, ntoma-l ta'kj.

TRANSPORT
Most regions of Kos are connected with buses of KTEL from the capital. Concretely, are executed itineraries for Zipa'rj - Asfendjoy', what-Which-gka'kj - Pylj', Karda'majna - Antjma'heja - Mastjha'rj - Mule. To beaches ¢gjo Fwka' and Hot you will go with taxi, mihana'kj, or bicycle. You will find shops that rent cars, mihana'kja and bicycles. They exist naturally also taxi.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Municipality 22326, First Aids 22300, Police 22222,.28211, Tourist Police 22444, GREEK TOURISTIC ORGANISATION 28724, GREEK TELECOME 22499, Ljmenarhej'o 26594 - 7, Olympic Aviation 28331, Airport 51444, KTEL 22292, Station Taxi 22777, Rural Bank 22226, National 22303, Greece 28597, Commercial 22659, Jwnjki' 28144, Bank of Faith 23486.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region. In the beach Scissors 2 s sth suncesh you will find organised camping.



ANT?MAHE?A - MAST?HAR?

Traditional rural village that is constituted by four settlements, in the centre of almost island. It abstains 23 km from the capital and it has around in the 2.000 residents, that maintain live the deliveries and the customs. It constitutes transport node and is found very near in the airport. By her, enetjko' castle that is maintained in very good situation. The asfaltostrwme'nos street, right, after 5 km leads to the Mastjha'rj, ljmana'kj with sandy beach and enough tourist movement, contrary to the Antjma'heja.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Venetsja'njko Castle, that is maintained in most excellent situation. Are saved tej'hi, the reservoirs of water and the two Byzantine churches.
The Mill of Priest, that is found front by the traditional antjmahjw'-tjko house with the particular architecture
and function up to today. The windmills with the particular architecture, that ale'coyn the wheat. In the Mastjha'rj you will see the relic of Palajohrjstjanjki's, where is probably saved mosaic flooring, in the place of Iraj'oy.

MUSEUMS
The traditional folklore museum with exhibits, as popular embroideries and tools of agricultural art.

ENTERTAINMENT
In the Antjma'heja you will meet authentic instrumentalists, singers and dancers. For this, you do not lose traditional panigy'rja that become the Dekapentay'goysto and the Saint Apostles on 30 June. On 15 September, the Saint Njki'ta, becomes synestj'asi where are offered gj'da boiled from the cattle-breeders and abundant wine.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go to the next Mastjha'rj, where exists organised beach. Here also functions faculty marine spor, while from here exists connection with karava'kja for Kalymnos in 45 '.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos. Exist shops that rent mihana'kja and bicycles. Also, you will find taxi.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Community 51228, First Aids 51230, Police 51222, GREEK TELECOME 51599, GREEK POST 51555.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



KARDAMAJNA

Tourist resort, second afterwards the Kos, that was developed the last years thanks to his natural beauty and his immense beach with sand. It abstains 23 km from the capital and is offered for interruptions high, but also simple tourism. The houses are carrej's built above in the wave. It has 1.200 roughly permanent residents.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The Byzantine Royal Church of Saint Ceodo'tis, while ana'mesa in the Karda'majna and the Antjma'heja, in the centre of roughly island, you visit the ruins of castle Old Pyljoy', that you will travel in other seasons.

ENTERTAINMENT
Offer itself high services, as well as a lot of forms of amusement, will find taverns, restaurants, ouzo selling restaurant, pizzerias and cafeterias. Also, exist a lot of bars and centres of amusement with live music. Big panigy'rj becomes on 8 September, in the birthday of Virgin Mary and on 29 August, Saint Ioannis

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
The olo'hrysi sand and her light blue clean sea, that is extended in kilometres, are offered for sure swimming, games, xekoy'rasi and many marinely spo'r. Make without fail walk with bicycle dj'pla in the sea, but also in the plain with cimwnje's and mposta'nja. Finally, from the Karda'majna with kaj!ka'kj, the Summertime, you might go to the Nj'syro.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos. Exist shops that rent mihana'kja and cars. Also, you will find taxi.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Community 91208, First Aids 91202, GREEK TELECOME 91270, GREEK POST 91450, Station Taxi 91465.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



KEFALOS

In western utmost the island, 43 km from the city of Kos, finds itself the graphic Mule with clean atmosphere, the peaceful landscape and the healthiest climate. Passing from the narrower point of island, the amazing view of bight of Mule, the Kama'rj, with the graphic islet, the Kastrj' and tally the mountainous village you mage'boyn.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The ruins of arhaj'as Astypa'lajas, old capital of island, 2 km outside from the settlement, in the locality "Palaces".
The cavern of ¢spris Stone with discoveries Neoljcjki's of Season. The monastery of Ag. Yannis with big pla'tano, in the embrace of which is found his ekklisa'kj, while in the region they exist innumerable graphic xwkli'sja. It abstains 7 km

ENTERTAINMENT
Taverns.
Panigy'rja they become on 26 June, Saint Friday, on 29 August, Saint Ioannis and the Dekapentay'goysto, where is offered free of charge gj'da boiled and pjla'fj from the cattle-breeders in her charm the in in May djorganw'-ntaj athletic events and October is become the tour of village.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
From the Mule, for bathroom it will be supposed you go to the around coastal settlements with the beauties sandy beaches, Kama'rj, Golden Coast, Pole'mj, As Mpi'ts, Xe-ro'kampo, Lagka'des, Paradise, Camel. North, are found the beaches of Saint Theologian and Ljmnjw'nas. In the Kama'rj you will find the graphic ljmana'kj with the fishing boats and the caiques, but also organised beach with big variety marine spor and specifically goyj'!nt se'rfjngk. You will enjoy the natural greatness of region, the magic, the peacefulness and the quietness, contrary to the intense nightly life. Visit the ¢gjo Stefano, 3 km from the Mule. It is a beautiful settlement next to one from the more beautiful sandy beaches of Kos. Here you will admire the Palajohrjstjanjki' of Royal Saint Stefa'noy, that they are only saved kj'ones and the marvellous mosaic of flooring of. Precisely opposite is found the graphic vrahoni'sj, Kastrj', with stolj'dj the xwkkli'sj of Saint Nikolaos. The Mule constitutes ideal part for those who they love the fishing, after it is offered for all kinds fishing, specifically at the automnal months. Finally, from here are organised daily excursions for the neighbouring Karda'majna and the island Nj'syro.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos. Exists also station for taxi.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Community 71208, First Aids 71230, Police 71222, GREEK POST 71255, GREEK TELECOME 71212.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



ASFEND?OY

It is a pane'morfo village in distance of 12 km from the city of Kos, where are found six settlements with big hypsometric differences between them. It is the villages Eyaggelj'strja, Lagoy'dj, Zj'a, Bodiless and ¢gjos Dimitrios, with exceptional view in the sea, with centre the Zipa'rj. Graphic flooded with flowers courtyards of houses, with the traditional taverna'kja and cafes, compose the beauty of landscape.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The church of Bodiless Brigadiers of 11th aj., with appreciable te'mplo. The Palajohrjannjki' of Royal Saint Pavlos little outside from the village. The ekklisa'kj of Christ that is found in the top of Right, with the marvellous panoramjki' view and in their foot, ekklisa'kja Kefalovry'sj, ejso-Jupiters and Koj'misis of Virgin Mary.

ENTERTAINMENT
Panigy'rja they become in the around villages. In the Zipa'rj, the Undertaking of Savior, with big gle'ntj the eve, in his Ha'j'-hoy'tes of Saint Dimitrios on 26 October, in in the dasa'kj Mayroka'-mpwn, with gle'ntj and traditional titbits. In the Lagoy'dj panigy'rj it becomes on 8 May, the Saint Theologian.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go to the near beaches, to the Ajnopo'tj and to the Tjgka'kj. Visit the around hamlets and the amazing settlement of Zja's in katapra'sjnes plagje's Fair, with running waters and amazing view, from where can no one see all the Kos and trjgy'rw islands.

LOCAL NOSTJMJES
Ask to try "pligouri", that is wheat alesmeno and cooked with pork meat..

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Community 29205, 29111, Greek Telecome 29214, First Aids 29202.

STAY
Exist rented rooms – apartments.



T?GKAK?

It is found in the coastal locality of Asfendjoy' and is the more near beach, hardly 11 km from the city of Kos, with riha' waters, sand and organised beach. It has all the types lodgings that are built scattered means in katapra'sjni region, ideal locality for calm interruptions. In the Tjgka'kj also exists a important water biotope with infrequent species of birds that metanastey'oyn there at the duration of Winter, while in his estuaries the sandy beach is space of wotokj'as known marine turtle, Caretta-Caretta. The Tjgka'kj has developed in appreciable tourist resort with all the comforts.

ENTERTAINMENT
Exist taverns, restaurants and cafeterias, while the nightly life is particularly intense in the bars and the centres of amusement.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will swim in the splendid sandy beach of settlement and will be glad all marine spor, in the beach.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos. You will find also taxi and shops that rent bicycles, mihana'kja and cars.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Greek Telecome 29245.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms – apartments.



PYL? - MARMAR?

It is found 15 km from the capital, in the heart of Kos, built in plain with olive groves and kalje'rgejes. His residents maintain effervescently the delivery of island, from the pana'rhaja years. Most houses are Petros-build, while in the centre of village it is the square with the syntrjva'nj and the cafes, where are assembled the residents. In the Pylj' belong also the settlements Mar-ma'rj and Ama'nj. In the Marma'rj, that ana-pty'fetaj in tourist resort the last years, exajtj'as the environmental particularity, are prohibited the layout in the coast and the manufacture Marina. For this the reason, exist hotels only makrya' from the sea and the residences have been focused in the Py'!lj.

IT DESERVES YOU VISIT
The devastated today "Old Py'!lj", that is medieval settlement that allocated inaccessible castle, with vaulted entry and decorative ko'ghes and in in which they exist three exwkkli'-sja.
The ruins of vaulted grave of fabulous hero, Harmy'loy, as well as the exa'-kroyni source, building 1592 and where you can pjej'te cool water.

ENTERTAINMENT
Here you will find beautiful traditional kafeneda'kja and taverns with e'xohoys titbits.
Panigy'rja they become on 23 April of Saint Gewrgj'oy, where, apart from the dwrea'n wine and the titbits that are offered, they become also alogodromj'es. On 23 June is celebrated the Aj Yannis the Kli'dwnas, where is observed the custom of speechless water for the young girls, that accordingly with this will see in this their sleep that they will be wedded. Also, the in August are organised various cultural events from the association "Apelli's" in collaboration with the Community.

CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
For bathroom you will go to the splendid organised beach of Marmarj'oy. In the Marma'rj also you can make also riding. The Marma'rj constitutes ideal locality for quiet interruptions in a beautiful natural environment dj'pla in the katapra'sjno plain and the mageytjki' beach.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos. To the Marma'rj you will go with your own figurative means, or with taxi from the Pylj'. Also, you will find also shops that rent bicycles, mihana'kja and cars.

USEFUL TELEPHONES: CODE (0242)
Community 41204, Police 41222.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartments that you will find in the end of region.

SAINT FWKAS
Coastal settlement, 8 km of Easternly Kos, that develop in tourist resort the last years. In the way, you will meet new and in a modern way xenohejaka' groups, between cultivable extents.
CAMPAIGNS - SPOR
You will make bathroom in the beach of settlement, with votsala'kj and trees that in a lot of points reach up to the sea.

TRANSPORT
You will reach with bus that begins from the Kos and reaches up to Hot.

STAY
Exist hotels and rented rooms - apartment.

THAT YOU WILL GO
With ferympw't from Piraeus, in 13 hours and the 30 ', all year.Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o Piraeus 4226000. Agency Piraeus 4177453, GREEK TELECOME 143. With plane Olympic from Athens (Western Aerodro'mejo) in 50 '. Are executed flights all the year. The airport of Kos is found in the region Antj-ma'hejas, 23 km from the capital. Plirof.: Olympic Aviation Athens 9363363 - 5, OLYMPIC AIRWAYS Kos (0242) 28331 - 2. Airport Kos (0242) 51229, 51191.

INTERCONNECTIONS
With ferympw't, the Kos is connected all the year with Astypa'laja, Kalymnos, Karpathos, Incomplete, Leros, Kastello'rjzo, Nj'syro, Patmos, Rhodes, Simi, Naxos, Paros, Syra, Thessalonica. Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o kw' (0242) 26594.
With plane of Olympic exists connection with Rhodes. Plirof.: Olympic Aviation Kos (0242) 28331 - 2.

SMALL DRIVER BWNJSETE
In the Kos you have the occasion to buy things that are imported by the abroad with lower duties, as umbrellas, buckrams, drinks and porcelains. The Kos also is famous for her good wines and mainly white imj'glyko.

MARINAS
If you have ship, you will tie up in the harbour of Kos, in the Karda'majna, in the Mastjha'rj, in the Mule and in the Ljmnjw'na. For supply you will go to the harbour of Kos. Plirof.: Ljmenarhej'o Kos (0242) 26594 - 5.

HISTORICAL MAKES
The discoveries and the archaeological wealth show the effects that accepted the Kos. The proj!storjkoj' residents of island, were the Ka'res. Then followed Cretes of Mjnwjki's of Season, that left the marks of Mykinaj!koy' of culture the 14th aj. and took part in their Trwjkoy's Wars. Followed the Dorians around in 1100 p.H. from Peloponnese, that was installed in the island, imposing and their linguistic property. E'htjsan the ancient Kos, that with the Lj'ndo, the Ka'mejro and the Ja'lyso of Rhodes, as well as the Knj'do and Aljkarnasso' of M. Asia, constituted the said Dorian Exa'po-li. The 5th aj. him occupied the Pe'rses, but after their defeat from Greece, the island became member of Athenian Alliance. Important chronology for the Kos is the 460 p.H., that was given birth the Hippocrates, known as father of medicine, founding him first medical school. To price of God Asklipjoy', the 357 p.H., after the death of Hippocrates, the residents e'htjsan the Asklipjej'o, where were applied his practices and accepted thousands patients from entire the Mediterranean. 366 P.H. Was founded the city of Kos in the place of current, that knew big acne up to devastating earthquake 6th aj. The 336 p.H. reached in the Kos Big Alexandros. After his death came the Ptolemaj'oj, while at the duration of Byzantine period, the Kos knows once again the acne, but suffered frequent attacks. In 1315 the Knights of Saint Ioannis of Rhodes become sovereign the island, leaving in their passage the big fortress that we today see in the entry of harbour. In 1552 the Turks accomplished they overcome the Knights and they occupy the island, up to 1912, when him occupied the Italians. A second earthquake however, in 1933, causes once again destructions in the Kos, while her union with remainder Greece becomes the 194 8, êáôÜ ôçí åíóùìÜôùóç ôùí ÄùäåêáííÞóùí.



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