Kos City Tour Asklipeion and Zia Traditional Greek Village

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Drive by vessel to the panoramic settlement of ZIA Village (on the mountain Dikaios), A picturesque mountain village, which is about 14 km away fromKos town, nestled on a steep hill side with spectacular view over the northern coastline towards the neighboring islands. In Zia visitors can wander in the narrow paths, admire the traditional houses with their typical island layout and have the opportunity to admire a unique green landscape. Also you can join the tasteful dishes and drinks at the restaurants and coffee.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Casa Romana Kos, Kos Town, Kos, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe Freedom Square ( Elefteria Square)The Archaeological Museum. In the Museum take place findings which is mainly from the archaeological site of Market and the Western archaeological site, as well as from individual monuments, as the Altar of Dionisos, the Odeon and the Casa Romana.AgoraThe Defterdar Mosque. It was built by Defterdar Ibrahim pasa at 1724 (cannot be visited due to earthquake). The Casa Romana : 3rd century Roman Residence : the floor mosaics around the three interior courtyards, with images of a tiger, sea creatures and other assorted animals The Odeon : The Roman Auditorium is one of the most crucial public buildings of ancient Kos. Auditorium being originally designed for hosting musical competitions, it was also used as the seat for the local senate.After Visiting City center departure for Asklepeion by Mercedes Mini Van Distances from the city center to the Asklepeion is 10 minutesDuration: 1 hourStop At: PlatanosThe Platanos tree Square ; which surrounded with different archeological sitesThe plane tree of Hippocrates : It is supposed to be twenty four centuries old. It is believed that Hippocrates himself planted the tree and it is considered sacred. Hippocrates is supposed to teach medicine. (cannot be visited due to earthquake)Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Kos Town Castle, Kos Town, Kos, Dodecanese, South AegeanThe Castel of the Knight of St.John and the Bridge (from outside) : The castle of the Knights of the Order of Saint John is situated at the entrance of Kos harbour on what used to be an island in antiquity, (closed due to earthquake)House of Count Francesco Sans: Built in 1514 by the Count Of Kos. Today used for government offices.Duration: 25 minutesStop At: Asklepion, Kos, Dodecanese, South AegeanASKLIPEION: Where the history of medicine was born Hospital of HippocratesOne of the most famous therapeutic centers in the classical world which is founded in the 4th century B.C. It is 4 km away from the town of Kos and perfectly set on a hill surrounded with trees and running springs.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Zia Church, Lagoudi Zia, Kos, Dodecanese, South AegeanZIA VILLAGE : Drive by vessel to the panoramic settlement of ZIA Village (on the mountain Dikaios), A picturesque mountain village, which is about 14 km away fromKos town, nestled on a steep hill side with spectacular view over the northern coastline towards the neighboring islands. In Zia visitors can wander in the narrow paths, admire the traditional houses with their typical island layout and have the opportunity to admire a unique green landscape. Also you can join the tasteful dishes and drinks at the restaurants and coffee.Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • All Taxes
  • Transportation by Mercedes Mini Van
  • Offical English Speaking Guide

What's not included

  • Tips
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Casa Romana Kos
  • Entry/Admission - Platanos
  • Entry/Admission - Kos Town Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Asklepion