Kos Travel Guide – Best of Kos Island: History, beaches, places to visit & more.   … Above and behind everything else rise the protective peaks of the long ridge of Mount [...]

Kos – general

General Kos has a wide and spacious feel: long beaches, clear mountains, open plateaux, and—beyond them all— bright and sweeping views in all directions across the Dodecanesian Sea and into Asia [...]

Kos – The Odeion and Casa Romana area

The Odeion and Casa Romana areaThese two buildings are the most conspicuous standing remains of the ancient town—as well as the most substantially modified and reconstructed by the Italian [...]

Kos – history

Note on spelling Latin spelling, ‘Cos’ has been used when referring to the ancient city-state, while ‘Kos’ has been used for the island and city in the Christian era.   Evidence of prehistoric [...]

Kos Town and Environs

KOS TOWN and ENVIRONSKos has been again and again shaken by earthquakes throughout its history, and the city’s buildings have been destroyed many times over—in 412 bc, in 5 bc; in 142, 334, 469, [...]

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