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Hippocrates Garden Cultural Center

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To be at a place where a hospital existed centuries ago and a guy worked who is still be used by... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
Weston, Florida

Despite quite a long drive down a rough road and difficult to find as there is only a visible sign... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Bideford, United Kingdom
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The cultural center Ancient House Hippocrates Gardenis located in Mastichari, Kos Island.It is an exact replica of an Ancient Greek Settlement in the 5th century B.C. It specializes in the revival of the ancient Greek way of life at the time when...more
Antimahia, Mastichari 853 02, Greece
+30 690 776 1521
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

To be at a place where a hospital existed centuries ago and a guy worked who is still be used by the medical profession in many parts of the world to express their dedication to the patients just overwhelming. Not the typical today hospital money...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lotharjuern
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

The way to this place is horrible, no asphalt whatsoever. The garden itself looks nice but it is too much alltogether, I missed the overall idea of this project. The plants described in the pictures were mostly not present in the soil (or it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Despite quite a long drive down a rough road and difficult to find as there is only a visible sign on way to Kefelos we found this attraction interesting as it represented the type of home and buildings that were possibly in existence at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Hippocrates Garden is a lovely place to visit, interesting, restoration of the buildings has been completed to a good standard and the historic content is interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Even though the place is a replica, it gives a nice insight to ancient hellenic settlement. Lady who runs the place is very warm and you can see that she is doing her business with heart. She offers tea made of herbs after the excursion...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

well worth a visit. It is steeped in History and well worth going around with a tour guide to appreciate it all.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

This is the place to go if you are on Kos and want to learn About the Island and it's history. Hippokrates did live on the Island and this Center Displays what he did, the plants which he used in what way on which illnesses....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Great place! We felt there home. Peaceful, with a friendly owner who served us with an original herbal tea and had time to talk. We had great time there even though it was raining. Thanks a lot for such a kind reception.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ela W
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

5 euro entrance. It goes to the animals on the island! Friendly lady. Very interesting history, nice reconstruction. There are also many plants with a little bit information and their healing properties. Afterwards we got delicious thee. drink it under the tree, it is very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank stienvanhoof
Reviewed May 11, 2018

It was a little bit difficult working out what part of the ruin's we were looking at, as all the description notice boards were empty.

Date of experience: May 2018
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January 2, 2019|
Response from lotharjuern | Reviewed this property |
I would not consider romantic unless history is romantic for you. I would always prefer the beach however not during winter time as the island is just too cold.
April 24, 2016|
Response from lotharjuern | Reviewed this property |
We took a guided island tour and this center was part of it. I do not remember any bumpy ride but very narrow in some parts and my respect to the bus driver.