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Western Archaeological Zone

Leoforos Grigoriou V, Kos Town, Greece
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Free to Enter and roam at will - NOT OPEN MONDAYS! These ruins include the east-west and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JPR_101
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Sale, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit and is free

We stumbled across this when out walking,and found it fascinating.It was so interesting to see all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sezza_sAR
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London, United Kingdom
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Leoforos Grigoriou V, Kos Town, Greece
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Free to Enter and roam at will - NOT OPEN MONDAYS! These ruins include the east-west and north-south streets. There are ruins of many kinds of buildings, and some remnants of wall paintings and mosaics. Columns reerected in an earlier conservation were toppled during the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this when out walking,and found it fascinating.It was so interesting to see all this history in one place.Its amazing some of it still stands.If you visit cross over the road to and you get to see the old amphitheatre which is also...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were only able to walk the perimeter as all entrances closed and locked. Some people had obviously jumped the wall and we're enjoying a better experience than we did merely walking the perimeter, but we didn't want to chance it! Would love to get...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

so nice to go to a town,and you can see the old town.a great historic site,one of many in the kos town area.a must see and great day out.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Archaeological site in the middle of Kos Town that is interesting to walk round at leisure, unfortunately since the earthquake of July 2017 access is restricted, hopefully this will change soon.

Thank Monolith1
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Entrance is free and I believe its one of the largest sites in town. (lager then the agora) Since our last visit several years ago the earth quake has thrown down a lot of pillars. So the pillar street is much less impressive and also...More

Thank Carin K
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Totally free and very interesting site. There is also a local guide on site if you want to know more.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

A free site to visit, friendly guide gave us lots of info. Was hit by the quake so it had lost a few more columns - heartbreaking!

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Not taken care of at all really or really destroyed from the recent earthquake but regardless it is definitely worth a visit as it is spectacular to see

Thank Dominique P
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

You can spend a pleasant hour wandering around this site. It's free, easy to find, and there's nothing to stop you clambering around the ruins while archaeologists are at work ten feet away. Definitely worth seeing while you're in Kos Town.

Thank alanbrown489
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