Kos, the home of Hippocrates and the third largest island in the Aegean, with its historical sights, organized tourism, beautiful beaches and picturesque villages, is one of the most important tourist destinations for Greek and foreign visitors. The main harbor of Kos is located in the homonymous city and the capital of the island, while Hippocrates State Airport is in the southwest, near the large village of Antimacheia, 27 kilometers from the city. The large size of the island makes it a necessity for a rental car of Imperial Car Rental Kos for easy travel. Kos is inhabited since prehistoric times.
It flourished in the 7th century BC, occupied by the Persians, became a member of the Athenian Alliance, conquered by Alexander the Great, ruined over the Roman Empire, experienced new acne in Byzantine times. He was plundered by the Saracens, passed to the Genoese, the Venetians and the Knights of the Order of St. John, conquered by the Ottomans, and in 1912 he came to the Italians. In 1943 he was occupied by the Germans and in 1945 he was in the hands of the English. On March 7, 1948, it was incorporated in Greece. Car rental Imperial Car Rental offers the perfect means of transport for your tours of the island, starting from the city of Kos.
The famous Asklepion, the Old Town, the Castle of the Knights, the Hippocrates Platanus, under which the great doctor of antiquity taught, parts of the Ancient Agora, one of the largest in the ancient world, the Great Lodge and other smaller ones with sanctuaries dedicated Dionysos, Aphrodite and Hercules, the Conservatory, the Casa Romana, the Ancient Stadium, the Castle of Nerantzia, the Mosque of Loggia, are some of the many sights of the capital of the island. An exciting spot for a walk is the beautiful marina of Kos, while the endless cycle paths are characteristic of the "island of the bike".
In Exarchia, with its small streets and dozens of bars, the heart of the nightlife of the city strikes. The unique beaches of Kos are easily accessible thanks to the car hire Imperial Car Rental Kos, such as the wonderful Psalidi or Aghios Fokas, Therma or Front Therma with the thermal baths, the vast Kardamena along the coast of the homonymous town at the site of ancient Alaskan with the ruins of the majestic Temple of Apollo and the Byzantine Castle, the beaches of Xerokampos, Tilos Gremos, Polemi, Paradise, Kamila, Kefalos with endless golden sand to Kamari, Kavo Paradissos and Kavo Theologos, the exotic Mastichari with the harbor and his Marmari and Tigaki with wetland Aliki among them, Cosmopolitan Lambi.
With the Imperial Car Rental, you can visit important landmarks such as the cave of Aspri Petra, one of the oldest monuments of the island on Mount Zinni in Kefalos, 140 million years old, a place of worship and habitation from the Prehistoric times to the Roman the remarkable medieval fortress of Antimachia, the picturesque Pyli (the ancient Peli) with traditional stone houses and the remnants of the temple of Demeter and Persephone.
Admire the important Byzantine monument of Kos Old Pili or Mystras of Dodecanese, as it is called the acropolis with the ruins of the medieval settlement and the castle where many Byzantine churches are preserved, the picturesque Lagoudi-Zia with the preserved watermills, among cypress and pine forests on Mount Dikaios, with panoramic views across the island to Kalymnos and the Asia Minor coasts and the most enchanting sunset, as well as the village of Zipari with the paleo-Christian basilicas of St. Paul and Kapama. Discover the beauties and countless sights of Kos with the comfort of the Imperial Car Rental car rental and make your trip to Hippocrates Island an unforgettable experience that you will definitely want to repeat!