There are not many of museums on Kos; however the island is rich in history, with the 1st few traces of human life dating back to the prehistoric times, being found on the Greek Islands. There is an archaeological museum, a folklore museum and a Hippocrates Cultural centre. All of which can be found in and around Kos Town.
Nerantzia Castle/ Castle of the Knights
This castle was created from local stone and with the remains of previous constructions. There is a stone bridge crossing into the castle ground, as the castle used to be on a separate island. Nowadays, it is called “Phoinikon”. Throughout the grounds and castle interiors there are remnants of what its main purpose was – a defense for Kos, with battlements and gun ports kept in condition.
Church of Agia Paraskevi
This church is the main feature in the central square of Kos town. It has huge blue and beige painted walls and is intricately decorated inside. The courtyard which is set in is partly covered in mosaics.
Is a historical and archaeological site, it is situated just outside of Kos Town. It is the place where the Hippocratic philosophy of medicine was practiced. The Hippocratic philosophy is the foundation of western medicine.