The most famous great islands in the Dodecanese, are islands of Rhodes and Kos.
Both islands had a thriving civilization in ancient times.
Hippocrates, the founder of modern medicine, started a temple and healing complex on Kos, dedicated to the god of healing Asclepius.
Rhodes was the capital of a flourishing trade empire in the ancient Greece.
Still in these times, both of the islands are know for great beaches, great food and amazing culture.