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Kos Town, Greece
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 September 2009

Eleftherias (Freedom) square is the centre of Kos Town. It is the atmospheric open air "Drawing Room" of Kos where everybody goes for their evening stroll, to see and to be seen. It is overlooked on one side by the Nefterdar mosque which was built...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

This is good by night with it's bustling ambiance and Barr street to club and have a good time. But in the day for shopping plenty if little shops mostly selling gifts amd tourist stuff. Stick with bags etc as I bought a watch which...More

4  Thank Kerrie L
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We visited this square a few times. In the market we bought spices and Greek honey. We were lucky to be in Kos when they celebrated Ocha and we had seats in a cafe where we watched some beautiful, traditional Greek dancing at the end...More

Thank _christina191thomas
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great place to have a drink and buy a few gifts, plus seeing part of the authentic part of Kos. Worth a visit

Thank happysuzie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don’t miss this square, really lovely cafes we tried a few a lovely place to sit enjoy Greek coffee and food while people watching!

Thank ccorsa22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely square surrounded by restaurants and cafés. The museum of archeology sits on the square as does an historic mosque. Unfortunately the mosque lost its minaret to the earthquake of July 2017 so it looks a bit different these days. The square is a great...More

Thank markhG9809IA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful square to visit with lovely buildings, plenty of places to sit and eat and to relax. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Lovinthesun26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great central space in the middle of Kos town. Lots of cafes with good food and service. Lovely market which attracts the many groups that visit by coach etc

Thank GregoryB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat people watching in a beautiful little cafe overlooking the square, lovely chilled atmosphere in the square

Thank gill0808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a mooch around Kos town which included the market and square. I liked the market, it’s full of local treats and little gifts you may want to buy to take home, all of which I found reasonably priced- far more reasonable than at the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of interesting buildings and cafés/restaurants surround the square. This is also where the modern day agora is found.

Thank 798nh
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If you make your way to Kos Town take a walk through the square, visit the market and maybe have a cool drink, something to eat and watch the world go by. Lots of history and interesting things to explore.

Thank Ray G
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12 September 2018|
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Response from Bot O | Reviewed this property |
Every Monday and Wednesday afternoon the shops are closed. As well as on Sundays the whole day. The tourist shops during summer season are open the whole day everyday but the rest not.
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16 July 2018|
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Response from Anna M | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the precious two. If you are checking you luggage might be worth buying a couple of jars of the delicious honey. Or just a small jar if you are travelling with only cabin bags.
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8 January 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
It's only about 100 metres at right angles from the old port.Ask for the Agora/old market place and enjoy a slow coffee/drink there while you watch the world go by !
19 August 2016|
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Response from Hilary F | Reviewed this property |
There are shops there sling olive oil. I bought some of the olive soaps. Have a fab. Time.
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6 May 2016|
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Response from carol c | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in October, a few immigrants in Kos Town, but only temporary as being put on ferries. We saw no trouble, it was just upsetting to see baby's and women with all worldly possession's in one bag, so sad. I think by... More