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.
With the Turkish name "İstanköy" island, with the arrival of the Turks began a development. Especially XVII. and XVIII. The number of Turks settled in this island in the 18th century has increased. In parallel, many works have been done. Evliya Çelebi states that there are 11 Muslim neighborhoods, 6 mosques, 4 mosques, 1 lodge and 9 children's schools. The pilgrimage of Güzelce Ali Pasha, who was the grand vizier in 1619, was built by Ahmed Pasha. A minaret mosque, Turkish bath, a fountain, a large pool and 20 shops were built by this family. The island of Kos, like Rhodes, is home to some of the graves of the Turkish elders. Hacı Osman Pasha, who died in 1745, Hakki Mehmet Pasha who died in 1811, Hekimtaşuzade Abdul Aziz Efendi who died in 1782/3 (1197) are some of them.
It was built in 1974 by Ibrahim Pasha. The island is located in the city center. The restaurant was built in 1991 in the minaret, which has a single balconies, within walking distance of the harbor. The pulpit and niche of the mosque are simple.