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Ancient market place

Very peaceful to wander through and lots of information boards explaing the layout and uses of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sunnykaysie
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Kos, Greece
Another great archeological site

I can't believe the number of archeological sites within Kos town. These ancient sites are a... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
GregoryB
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today the Ancient Agora of Kos is mainly a pleasant green area between the Castle of the Knights, the Loggia Mosque and the Hippocrates Tree on one side and the Eleftherias Square with its monuments on the other side. The marketplace of antiquity had been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank saronic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful to wander through and lots of information boards explaing the layout and uses of the remains. Being in the centre of the town; there are lots of various tavernas and restaurants surrounding it. Quite of lot of urban wildlife to observe when there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

I can't believe the number of archeological sites within Kos town. These ancient sites are a glimpse of life in another time and shows the scale of the settlement which goes back thousands of years.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GregoryB
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Found the Agora very interesting to visit, there was ample information in relation to each building and access around the area was good

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Well worth a visit,but I went around the site in the afternoon and it was to hot to really enjoy the site . The mossaics were fantastic . The information boards were good and easy to understand. The site open all day and free to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank patslass
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

There are info boards and diagrams all over the site explaining the different parts and buildings you can see and walk around. It's free to enter and takes 45 min to an hour to walk around all the different temples and market places. There are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We came across these ancient ruins and spent a good few hours roaming around and taking pictures. Imagining what it must have been like all those years ago,

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Lots of history and impressive ruins with some information. Plants need a bit of cutting back though

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamie P
Reviewed September 28, 2018

It is located at the eastern edge of the island and is the continuation of the harbor of Kos. After the foundation of the ancient city of Kos in 366 BC and its recognition as an administrative center, the area underwent great reconstruction. The ancient...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Kos town has many historic archaeological places of interest. This is one of them and after wandering around the fascinating ruins here, the Agora indoor market is also a great place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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As this was a market are with drainage and sewage channels, the cistern most likely was used for storing the water, probably to allow for washing and drinking. The urns would have been used for carrying the water to other... More
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