"Island of Hippocrates" Top 5 Page for this destination Kos Island by Helga67

Kos Island Travel Guide: 226 reviews and 544 photos

K O S is a small island in the Dodecanese, a chain of islands in the Greek archipelago. After Rhodes and Karpathos it is the third-largest island in the group and very close to Turkey and the Asian continent.

The island has some great free archeological sites, architecture influenced by Italians and Turks, white beaches, blue sea, great Greek food, friendly people and lovely mountain villages.


  • Last visit to Kos Island: Sep 2005
  • Intro Updated Oct 25, 2005
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  • May 12, 2009 at 1:07 PM

    Lovely helpful page! Thanks very much :)

  • Maurizioago's Profile Photo
    Mar 14, 2009 at 3:26 AM

    Very good page. Ciao!

  • sandysmith's Profile Photo
    Oct 23, 2008 at 2:43 PM

    Hi Helga - we enjoyed our time on Kos - I see we took similar pictures - like the fresco one!

  • Confucius's Profile Photo
    Feb 23, 2007 at 11:37 AM

    Tough luck? Ha ha! Have fun taking photos of Tibetan people in Lhasa during your upcoming trip in October!

  • Toughluck's Profile Photo
    Feb 12, 2007 at 1:01 PM

    Hi, your picture are very good. From most of your pictures, it appears that there are no people in Greece. I've found that people like pictures with people. Not my favorite. Keep up the good work. You're a good photographer.

  • mariaschmidt's Profile Photo
    Sep 26, 2006 at 12:21 AM

    Dear Helga - thank you for your interesting tips and beautiful photos - we are going to be in Kos next week and I am hoping to follow some of your tips - Bye Mary

  • kid-keith's Profile Photo
    Sep 14, 2006 at 6:38 AM

    hi ya thanks for the info, i`m off to Kos island at the begining of October x

  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2006 at 3:37 AM

    Some good info here. We met lots of cats at the Asklepion and saw people feeding them and this was many years ago.

  • Dabs's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2006 at 3:05 PM

    Beautiful photos! We missed Kos on our visit to the Greek Islands, maybe next time :-)

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2006 at 12:04 PM

    Hi Helga, we visited Kos on a day trip from Bodrum 2 years ago, fantastic town and a great place for a holiday, you took some superb photos on your visit.

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