“Ancient House” Hippocrates Garden

“Our cultural center “Ancient House- Hippocrates Garden” is an exact replica of an Ancient Greek Settlement in 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 and a Stone Built Theater.All year around we offer philosophical seminars and ecological retreats based on the healing ways coming from our ancient greek medical heritage.”

Ancient House
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

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. One of the basic properties of Zeus was the hospitality and essential feature of Greek culture to today. Moving inside we get to the main house where is the fireplace and the bath. Baths existed before the 5th century and several cities had even shower . In houses of this century were seated bathtubs and water coming from springs or public fountains. In public places there were toilets replica of them you will find in our bathroom. In the house you can see furniture that are predominantly found at the streets of Greek cities and have been collected with great love. As we stand at the center of the house you will see the “Estia” (fire place) where the sacred fire burned all day. The “Estia” (fireplace) covers basic needs of families as warm, preparation of food, the gathering of family…
Philosophers Arcade
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

Philosopher’s Arcade

Philosopher’s Arcade located in our Garden is a replica of the ancient philosophycal 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, phylosophical books and the great litrature of Nikos Kazatzakis and many more. In the same time we have an excibition of copies of the tools were used by the doctors in the time of Hippocrates, found in the national arheological receipts fund. Also we have a great excibition of items coming from the modern history of Greece, like the first and second world war. Visitor can see books and objects from 1920 and learn about our history. Here we can recognize the value of saving objects, over the years, which will become the legacy for our descendants. The floor consists a stone mosaic, copy from the ancient house in Eretria one of the last saved houses of the 5 centure b.c
The Gardens
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

The Gardens

“YOUR MEDICINE MUST BE YOUR FOOD” HIPPOCRATES FROM KOS THE FATHER OF MEDICINE ART AND SCIENCE 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 world. Besides old cedar trees there are self growing wild herbs, like lavender, oregano, thyme, sage, hypericum, laudanum and heath. We also cultivate grapes from which we make dry red wine, under the label Eros (Code no α -434721 Ε 3 given by Bio-hellas, Control Institute of biological products, bio-certifies our vineyard). Fruit bearing trees and biological growing vegetables are all around us. You can taste our products and find out how easy it is to use biological methods in agriculture, respecting land and the environment. We would be delighted to share our products with you and invite you to drink our wine and share your opinion with us. In our botanical garden you will find rosemary, bay leaves, balsam, oregano, verbena, sage, heather,mint,basil,thyme and many more wild herbs. Perennial trees exist around us, such as…
Demeters museum
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

Demeter’s Museum

The “Demeter’s Museum” are 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. Demetra was the great Godes of Agriculture the mother of Persefoni the one resposible of the land the farming and the agriculture of the wheet. We dedicated this museum to her as she is the one who gave to humanity the first valeuble need the Food. Socrates the hiqhest philosopher of the human kind said ” Agriculture is the the mother and the feeder of all the sciences as without the farmer the philosopher cannot live….”
Dancing Satyr Theater
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

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.
Altar
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

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 Dreaming Medicine Room
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

The Dreaming Medicine Room

The sleeping room in “Hippocrates Garden” is a replica of the places where patients of Asclepius came for sleeping therapy. Near this room were water supply, a draw-well and a washbasin. Patients should first be purified to enter the fragrant temple of God. When a patient falls asleep, the God appears to heal him. In the morning the priests of the temple of Asclepius talked with patients and with the help of dream analysis found the ways of treatment. This medical practise was used by the time of Asklipios, the God of medicine and some cultures are still using this methods of healing. S.Froyd was one of the modern phicologysts how explained the value of Dreaming.
The Temple
Tuesday July 9th, 2019

The Temple

The Vineyard
Wednesday July 10th, 2019

The Vineyard

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 and heritage.