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Asklepion, Kos

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Explore the ruins of Kos Island's millennia-old Asklepion. In ancient Greece, an asklepion was a sacred healing temple where medicine was systematized and many were taught the art of healing. Of the approximately 300 asclepions, Kos Island's was one of the largest and best known. Explore the remains of this remarkable structure, dating to around 400 BC. See the medical school, temples, and thermal baths. Make sure to visit the highest terrace of the complex for views of much of the island's eastern side. Head to the small on-site museum to learn more about the practice of medicine in ancient Greece. Put Asklepion into our Kos Town vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Is a ruin in substance that does not resemble other archaeological respawn. But it has terrible views and action which to cool off. The second is always closed. It has a tick. And is very nice and the world in the forest. It is recommended that you get from the plateia of Platani waters the Kati edibles because the canteen that is unreasonably noisy neighbours has expensive. And don't you go summer in restaurants I never I have sunstroke in the early morning when apogeymatiazei. Minutes for those who want to go by bike is pretty steep. But having an easy homecoming.
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  • ok, so without a guide you will just see rocks and a bit of explaination here and there. with a guide you understand the gravitas of where it is you are standing. This was better than visiting Egypt. ...  more »
  • Nice, but too expensive outdoor. If you like ancient ruins, is right here. In addition, there is a super view from the very top. (I think there were almost €10) I found anything exaggeration only entry as information boards, etc. were very rar sowed.
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