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Platanus Tree

Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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beautiful views

well worth a visit, the local are very welcoming and friendly, the locals offer you home made raki... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
tracy r
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
A natural giant

EVERY time I come to Krasi I am amazed at the size of this plane tree which dominates the main... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
singhasam
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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

Thank Martyn W
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

There is something comforting in that fact that despite all the modernisation and the pace at which things move these days that there are some things that have remained unmoved and unchanged for two thousand years. This quite imposing and magnificent tree sits in the...More

1  Thank Quietman70
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

I do like trees, & have great respect for this magnificent 2000 year old Plane Tree. Well worth a visit to see, and enjoy its generous shade.

Thank Sarahrt2
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Reviewed August 28, 2016

I have been surprised when I first saw this tree.I have been many times and I really like to go again.Beautiful tree in a beautiful area.It is nice and cool there.

1  Thank 872MILAN
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