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Stunning !!

We came in beautiful village Krasri by Happy Train tour from Stalis which stopped here for about 90... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
Mumbai, India
Gorgeous Tree with stunning village

It is around 1 hour far from Heraklion but worth to visit. The tree is a giant creature. In from of... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

We came in beautiful village Krasri by Happy Train tour from Stalis which stopped here for about 90 minutes. The monumental tree was gigantic. People claim it is one of the oldest in Europe and about 2000 years old. Now days local feasts take place...More

Thank BalkrishnaShroff
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

It is around 1 hour far from Heraklion but worth to visit. The tree is a giant creature. In from of the tree they have a spring water. The village is beautiful and locals are very welcoming.

Thank Faranak84
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The tree is situated in the beautiful grounds of a taverna. The size of the trunk is off the scale,over 14 meters in diameter, a must see on your visit to Krasi.

Thank Mick L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

well worth a visit, the local are very welcoming and friendly, the locals offer you home made raki and home grown fruit. Go sit in the shade of the tree and enjoy a meal and a drink. we went on the happy train.

Thank tracy r
Reviewed June 22, 2018

EVERY time I come to Krasi I am amazed at the size of this plane tree which dominates the main square of the village. My latest visit came during a tour of the Lassithi Plateau and it involved two interesting changes. The first is that...More

Thank singhasam
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

When I Reade in the guide that the tree was the main attraction of the village I though "what a stupidity". But once there, the tree is impressive. The biggest one that I had seen in Europe. Altogether with the fountain in front of it,...More

Thank PhileasFoggdelBorn
Reviewed June 14, 2018

To see it in person is the only way to fully appreciate the height of this natural gem. Its height and width is colossal.

Thank Jon C
Reviewed April 9, 2018

What a privelege to see such a magnificent tree. It grows next to a natural spring and clearly loves where it is located. Amazing.

Thank sajt293
Reviewed October 31, 2017

cant believe a tree can be so old, 2000 to be precise, this is opposite the fountain, im glad its been made a greek monument, nice restaurant under this for sitting in the shade with a coffee or wine and sit and absorb the history...More

Thank lisa84Sissi
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

To gaze upon something so old is a privilege. The stories that tree could tell. When it was a sampling Jesus and the Roman Empire were in existence. Amazing

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