Kalymnos is located in the southeastern Aegean Sea between Kos, Leros is the fourth largest and third most populous island in the Dodecanese prefecture
The island for 500 years was famous for sponge divers who go diving every spring.In Kalymnos, the island of sponge divers, there is certainly an opportunity to go diving!
Each year avdiving festival is organized on the island!
In our days,the diversity of beaches, cliffs and mild climate make this island an ideal place for climbers. For climbers who have traveled, the rock of Kalymnos resembles that of Thailand. Kalymnos by most climbers is a more complete destination.
According to oficial reports it is estimated the existence of more than 50 remarkable tourist caves. One of them,is the cave of the head or \"cave of Zeus\" currently has the necessary infrastructure for Kefalas touristikes visits.
A legend like the cave hide out of pirates and nuns convent adjacent to discover in it many gold coins.It is
Characterized as a valuable tourist because it is rich decorated with columns, stalagmites of different heights and countless delicate stalactites on the ceiling.
MONUMENTS OF remarkable KALYMNOY
Sanctuary of Apollo Delios
This is the political and religious center of ancient Kalymnos. Here there were political and religious buildings such as temples of Apollo and Asklepios, theater, parliament house, high school (gymnasium), inscriptions, dedications, statues statues of gods and mortals.
Today, in the same room, the visitor can only see the two major Christian churches, which were erected at the 5th and 6th century AD. . Medieval Castle Country. This Byzantine castle, which was enlarged and refitted at the time of the Knights (1309 - 1523 AD), representing predominantly residential center.
Church Lady Haritomeni the settlement of the Country the first metropolis of the island. Built in the late 18th century,
Byzantine church of the Holy Apostoles on the plateau - Argos settlement. It belonged to the monastery of Patmos and building, connected with the founder of the monastery, St. Christodoulos.
MUSEUMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Archaeological Museum of Kalymnos Archaiologiko museum
With the \"Lady of Kalymnos\" , Antiquities from the Prehistoric and post-Byzantine era included the exhibits, showing the temporal history of the island over millennia.
Private Folklore Museum \"The House Kalymnos.\"
Objects with popular culture and old household furniture.
Maritime Museum of Findings.
Private museum containing artifacts from the marine realm and many commercial amphoras from ancient shipwrecks.
Old castles and ruins, historical places, religious monuments and monasteries museums and libraries finish the paintig of the beautiful and peaceful island of Kalymnos