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Kos: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

1. Kos: Self-Guided Highlights Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Get to know the historical city of Kos at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Solve riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts. Become your own guide by downloading the tour app. After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device, use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Kos' most important attractions on foot. Start your tour at the much-photographed statue of Hippocrates. Visit the central Liberty Square, which will bring life to your tour, while the Odeon of Kos awaits you to admire it in its ancient glory. Take a photo of the imposing exhibits of the Kos Folklore Museum, and learn about ancient Antigoras. The legend of the name and the birth of Kos will take you on a journey. Learn about the mix of architectural spectrums found in multicultural Kos. Admire the Plane Tree of Hippocrates where it is said that the father of Western Medicine used to heal. See, walk, and relax at the Castle of the Knights. Its incredible history and magnificent views will be the icing on the cake of this tour. At each stop, learn about the attraction and work on a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day. Start playing anytime.

Kos Island Independent Day Trip by Boat from Bodrum

2. Kos Island Independent Day Trip by Boat from Bodrum

Just 12 miles off the coastline of Bodrum, the Greek island of Kos is near enough for a pleasant day trip. A speedy hydrofoil departs Bodrum at 09.00 AM, taking just 20 minutes to reach the island. On this day trip you’ll have the full day to explore Kos on your own. Take a walk along the picturesque streets and admire the architecture. Take in historical sights and ancient ruins, including the 14th-century Castle of the Knights, numerous temples and ancient Roman ruins. The major attraction of the island is Asklepion, one of the largest and oldest healing centers of the ancient world. Kos is said to be the birthplace of Hippocrates, the father of medicine, and just behind the castle is the famous tree of Hippocrates. According to legend, Hippocrates taught his students the art of medicine under the shadow of this tree. Enjoy some time relaxing on a sandy beach, lapped by the calm waters of the Aegean Sea. Be sure to return to the harbor before the departure time of 4:00 PM.

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What people are saying about Kos

unser date war lustig und das spiel eine unterhaltsame erfahrung. mein freund war anfangs etwas skeptisch aber am ende hatten wir wirklich eine sehr tolle zeit gemeinsam. die strecke war jetzt nicht ultra spektakulär aber von der länge her vollkommen in ordnung.

Everything worked out perfectly and so you saw a lot of the city and learned about the app, had a lot of fun and the puzzles are really well chosen. For a different city gladly again!

being in this part of Turkey, it's worth going to Greece. trip organized really well. time in Kos is enough for sightseeing and for food and the beach

Nice guide with funny quiz. Helps to discover Kos city right in the beginning of vaccination.

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