Kos-tour to Asklepeion, Odeon, Kos Town, Archaeological Museum, Tree of Hippocrates

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4 hours

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Discover the history of the God of health, Asklepios, and the father of medicine, Hyppocrates, enjoy the breathtaking view from the traditional village of Zia and taste the exceptional local wines

We start this excursion with Asklepion, the most visited archaeological site on the island.

Constructed in the 4th century bc it served two purposed; a temple consecrated to Asklepios the God of health as well as a health & healing resort.  This is where Hippocrates, the father of medicine, practiced & developed many of the healing methods that are still used today.

Next stop will be the Odeon, the old Roman theatre that was unearthed in 1929.

On the opposite side of the Odeon is the western excavation site, said to be an ancient ‘gymnasium’, there guests can visit the Nymphaeum and Xysto ruins from the Hellenistic and Roman eras. 

We take a walk through the old town & end up in the main square we will have a guided visit of the museum; full of many interesting historical artifacts from the different periods of Kos rich history.

We’ll make one last stop to the Planetree (greek: "Platanos") of Hippocrates near the ancient Castle Fortress on the harbour.  It is said that 2500yrs ago Hippocrates, the father of medicine taught his students under that very tree. 

Inclusions

-         transportation by deluxe, air-conditioned vehicle, late-model

          (bus, minibus or taxi, according to your group’s size)

-         professional driver

-         insurance cover during transfers by vehicle

-         licensed English-speaking guide * (concerns “with guide” price only)

-         all taxes

-         identification sign with your name on it

-         mobile contact number for any emergency, available 24/7

          * guides in other languages available, upon request


Exclusions

-         entrance fees (paid by you on the spot)

Step 1

Your tour starts from Kos port

Step 2

Visit of Asklepion, the most visited archaeological site on the island

Step 3

Visit of the Odeon

Step 4

Guided tour in the Museum

Step 5

Visit of the Plane Tree of Hyppocrates

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