Standing 767 meters above sea level, Óros Dikaios is the highest mountain of Kos, with 819 meters at its highest peak. Known in ancient times as Oromedon, Óros Dikaios is an excellent destination for walks and hikes.
Kos is known as the cradle of Hippocrates, and many tourists flock to the Ancient Town of Kos to visit landmarks like the Roman Odeon, Casa Romana, the Asklepion, the Ancient House Hippocrates Garden, and the Ancient Agora. But Kos has a rich Medieval legacy too. The Church of the Virgin Gorgoepikoos is part of this patrimony.
February 14th is celebrated in many countries around the world, although it is not an official holiday. But couples enjoy taking the time to travel or to note Valentine’s Day with something special. For those who choose Kos island to mark the event, Kos city is one of the best destinations, as here are the most businesses still open offseason.
Nerantzia, the Castle of the Knights of Saint John, is one of the Kos landmarks you cannot miss.