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“Ancient House”

Hippocrates Garden

“Cultural center “Ancient House- Hippocrates Garden” is an exact replica of an Ancient Greek Settlement of the 5th century B.C. 

It specializes in the revival of the ancient Greek way of life at the time when our great Father of Medicine, Hippocrates, lived. It consists of an ancient Greek house, an exact replica of a house of this period, a Philosopher s Arcade, a Stone Built Theater, Demeter’s museum with a collection of old farming implements, the stoa of Abaton or “Enkoimeterion” (incubation hall), the Temple of Apollo and Vineyard Eros.

We operate from April till November as a museum and also we offer philosophical seminars and ecological retreats based on the healing ways coming from our ancient greek medical heritage.

Ancient House
Thursday July 9th, 2020

Ancient House

The replica of the house in Hippocrates garden is built on the standards of ancient houses in the 5 century b.C. Entering the courtyard we meet the statue of Zeus Erkeiou. There was the altar of the ancient ancestors who made offerings to the gods for help and abundance.Father Zeus was the protector of the house and of the earth.…
Philosophers Arcade
Wednesday July 8th, 2020

Philosopher’s Arcade

Philosopher’s Arcade located at "Hippocrates Garden" is a replica of the ancient philosophical centers, where the greek philosophers were gathered to speak about great philosophical issues. In our museum the visitor can find a library that constists all the books of Hippocrates, the Great Material Medica of Dioscuridis, the Greek Mythology and books about our History, philosophical books and the…
The Gardens
Tuesday July 7th, 2020

The Gardens

““Let food be thy medicine"” HIPPOCRATES FROM KOS THE FATHER OF MEDICINE  Hippocrates Garden is a certified organic botanical garden. In our garden one can find wild herbs, wild plants, fruits and vegetables. During 10 years of operation of the Garden, 2.000 cypress trees have been planted, by students of the schools on the island and visitors from around the…
Dancing Satyr Theater
Monday July 6th, 2020

Dancing Satyr’s Theater

In the theater of our Garden wich called the “Dancing Satyr's Theater” builded from stone, with capacity of 80 persons,  performances and events take place, with themes from ancient Greece. Cultural events and seminars are taking place every summer time while we have children excercions all the year.
The Dreaming Medicine Room
Sunday July 5th, 2020

The stoa of Abaton or “Enkoimeterion”

The stoa of Abaton or “Enkoimeterion” (incubation hall) was the place in which patients were cured, through the contact with the healing god Asklepios during the “enkoimesis” (incubation). This kind of healing was a mystery, so the stoa was an “abaton” (impenetrable), which means blocked for those who had not prepared themselves to encounter Asklepios. The “Enkoimeterion” (incubation hall) in…
Demeters museum
Saturday July 4th, 2020

Goddess Demeter’s Museum

The “Goddess Demeter’s Museum” has frescoes on the walls from ancient vessels and collection of old farming implements some of which have been found at the area where the Garden now is located. In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Demeter is the Olympian goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over crops, grains, food, and the fertility of the earth. We…
Friday July 3rd, 2020

The Altar

The “Altar” is a representation of an ancient Greek altar, where ancient Greeks offer aromatic plants in a fire permanently lit in front of the statue of God Asclepius.
The Vineyard
Thursday July 2nd, 2020

The Vineyard “Eros”

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE OF FLAVOURS, FUN AND KNOWLEDGE. Our family winery has been producing high quality red dry wine since 2005. The family is credited with the cultivation of "Agiorgitiko" varietie. Surrounded by the idyllic setting of the vineyards  we offer you the opportunity to enjoy nature and discover local varieties and wines distinguished by the uniqueness of their origin…
The Temple
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

The Temple of Apollo

This temple is dedicated to Apollo, the God of archery, music, light, prophecy, the arts, and healing. During ancient times this is where the statues and other offerings to the god were kept, and where the cult rituals, including that of divination, took place.



All areas are open to visitors, so that guests can participate in our cultural center’s happenings. Besides attending the seminars, visitors can stroll in the gardens where herbs, wild cedar trees, vineyards, fruit bearing trees coexist in harmony. One can occupy oneself in botany, grape – growing and biological agriculture issues or can simply take a rest in the almost virgin surroundings. The land around the Center is a wildlife refuge.The center is dedicated to the brilliance of the ancient Greek philosophers. Our aim is to discover, through their teaching, modern ways into the meaning of life and the realization of the necessity of preserving nature. Seminars on a daily basis are dedicated to this cause.Greek nights also take place where visitors can enjoy traditional Greek music, dancing, food, and wine.


Oikos:The Ancient Greek house.

An exact replica of a house of this period, with the estia ( sitting room ), the bathroom, the kitchen, the Andron ( room of the men), the women room, and the room where women spent their time weaving. The house is a two storey stone building, made of local stone. Old tiles are placed on the wooden roof. The handmade furniture is replicas of the ancient ones. more

Philosopher Arcade

Constructed with the standards of the era with handmade pebble- mosaic on the floor and walls embossed copies, which houses works of art and library, where guests can study the Ancient Greek Philosophers and at the same time admire modern Greek art . There is an exhibition of various items, saved from the modernization flood of the last 50 years in Greece.Books from the 1920, household items of the 19th and 20th century become our ancestor’s heritage.more

Dancing Satyrs’ Theater

A stone built theater (of 80 seats) where Performances are conducted with themes from Ancient Greece and Cultural Events relevant to the Tradition of the Dodecanese Islands and Kos Island.more

The stoa of Abaton or “Enkoimeterion”

The stoa of Abaton or “Enkoimeterion” (incubation hall) was the place in which patients were cured, through the contact with the healing god Asklepios during the “enkoimesis” (incubation).more

“Goddess Demeter’s Museum”

The “Goddess Demeter’s Museum” has frescoes on the walls from ancient vessels and collection of old farming implements some of which have been found at the area where the Garden now is located.more

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