Discover the beauty of the island of Kos.
Kos Island beaches have a rightful reputation in the Dodecanese Islands with their cleanliness, variety, lengths and widths. Most of the beaches in Kos are made of fine sand, while small or large pebbly beaches are available for those who do not like sand. The north-facing beaches of the island, such as Marmari, Tigaki and Mastihari, are more windy and ideal for surfing. Most beaches have cabins, toilets, showers, eating facilities, umbrellas, sun loungers and free shower facilities.
An important part of the island of Kos is located in the center of Kos. If you come by day you can see a lot of places without renting a car. You can walk or even walk to the beach where you can reach the beach. Of course, you should rent a car for more beautiful beaches or use public transport with a good plan. If you rent a car, you can stay at least 1 night and see most of the places to see.
Kos city center is not spread over a large area so you can walk everywhere. The use of bicycles on the island of Kos is also very common. There are roads reserved for bicycles in the city center. Renting a bicycle is a very economical option. There is a very common bus network serving the entire island. It is possible to obtain information from the tourist information office about their time and location.
Kos Island, also known as Kos Island, which is one of the 12 islands, is only 8 nautical miles away from the Bodrum Peninsula. The magnificent historical monuments of the Ottoman, Byzantine and Venetian periods await their guests with all their splendor. In addition to its historical monuments, Kos is a modern touristic center with many spectacular hotels, restaurants, beaches and nightlife.
The world-famous Hippocrates Tree, located in the center of Kos Island, is one of the most important symbols of the island. Considered the ancestor of doctors in mythological ages, Hippocrates has shown that human therapy can be achieved through education and established a medical center called Asklepion. Nowadays, doctors come to Kos Island to take the Hippocratic oath.
The history of Kos Island dates back to 3500 years. The city of Kos has lived its most brilliant years in the Hellenistic period in 300 BC. Conquered by Alexander the Great in 336, Kos was later dominated by the Roman Empire. Kos Island has been the most famous wine and textile center of this period.
Kos, under the hegemony of the Knights of St. John in 1315, joined the Ottoman sovereignty in 1523 with the other islands. Kos, who remained under Ottoman rule for a long time, joined Greece after the First World War.