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Castles

Updated: Dec 15, 2023



The castles of Kos, embodying the ancient history and culture of the island, stand as significant historical landmarks reflecting the military and architectural heritage of the region. One of the most impressive is the Castle of the Knights of Nymphaios, built in the 15th century by the Ioannina Knights, offering stunning views of the Aegean Sea. Additionally, the Castle of the Asclepius, dating back to the 15th century, is a notable piece of Kos's history. These castles blend antiquity and beauty, attracting visitors seeking a traditional and cultural experience.

 

Furthermore, the Castle of Antimachia is another intriguing historical monument on the island. Dating from the 14th century and belonging to the Ioannina Knights, it features impressive architecture combining medieval elements with interesting details. Towers, walls, and an ancient gate highlight the importance of defense in the past. Its location offers breathtaking views, making it an ideal destination that combines the island's history and culture with the natural beauty of the surroundings.














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