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Address: Greece
Phone Number: 0242/28-763
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Do not miss it! Take your time, and enjoy the ancient history as well as the view. It is a soothing place, no wonder it was chosen as a hospital. Enjoy it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Do not miss it! Take your time, and enjoy the ancient history as well as the view. It is a soothing place, no wonder it was chosen as a hospital. Enjoy it!

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Preston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Probably one of the best preserved archaelogical sites in Greece. If you are interested in Kos history this is one not to miss. The site is very well maintained, plenty of signs on the site in several languages or you can purchase a booklet at the ticket office. It is best to go early in the morning before the coach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Birth place of modern medicine. Facinating place to visit. It is a total ruin and best done with a tour guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

One of the most important ancient place in the world. The first hospital in a history who Hippocrates gives to everybody medical services!

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Sými, Dhodhekanisos, Greece
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is amazing and so open to all. It's not expensive to get in, there is a lot to read and good info about the history, plus drawings of what it might have looked like. We were there early in the morning in November and had the place to ourselves. A Greek school party arrived a little later –... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Spent the day here, October was a good time not loads of children or visitors. (Saying that the children were all very well behaved). We have been to a few ruins over the years in Greece and the islands and think these are a very good representative of the historical sites. Everything is clearly marked and it is well preserved.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A great place to go and visit and only a small 2 euro price to pay. We cycled up and part walked from Kos Town well worth the effort. There is the little train from the harbour in Kos Town runs frequently, don't know the price. On arriving plenty of parking. Lots of cats and kittens at the entrance, some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Reasonable 2 euro entry, nice place to visit great views from the top of the what used to be the third terrace. Good idea to go on a guided trip to get its fully history. We travelled with V Tours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

a great bit of history and well worth a visit. we ended up here from one of the road trains from Kos town. Expensive if you do it this way. One shop trying to sell all souvenirs and over priced Definitely worth a visit though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

despite we read some information we really did not expected such a huge place of 3 large grounds with lots of broken but beautifully carved pieces of ancient buildings and especially great view on the sea and neighborhouding islands. moreover, you can visit the museum with couple of ancient agreements and notes carved in stones in greek alphabeth. Asclepion is... More 

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