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“metal frame” (11 reviews)
“modern medicine” (13 reviews)
“worth a visit” (34 reviews)
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Nafkilirou, Kos Town, Greece
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Reviewed yesterday

We travelled in Kos Town to have a wander around & came upon this Tree. It is truly magnificent but unfortunately the devastating earthquake in July 2017 meant that some of the surrounding areas by this site had to be cordoned off as there was...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 days ago

lots of earthquake damaged around this area, from the July quake the tree is held up by lots of metal work,

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice to see, and obviously a must visit however the earthquake damage is very present to the surrounding area so is a shame but a nice bit of history to see and remember.

Thank xxaim
Reviewed 4 days ago

The tree has not been protected and vandalised with paint the is little to see of the tree it is hollow and rotten by age the area around is plagued by wild cats Not worth a visit

1  Thank silverjet9
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tree itself is large and imposes its prescence on the square, makes you feel and understand that something important happened there, there is a wonderful atmosphere around the tree itself and there is a lovely cafe to sit and ponder and enjoy an hour...More

Thank nickycregor2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's big and unussual and it is also nice to think that Hippocrates sat here but it is souraunded with iron bars and it not as impressive as it sounds.

1  Thank meiravcm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see practically lying on its side but supported now with scaffolding but still growing strong, lots of visitors and a write u beside it explains who Hippocrates was

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Kos Town and being the island of the "father of medicine" - Hippocrates we had to visit this very very old plane tree. We arrived on island 2 weeks after the earthquake which had caused quite severe damage to ancient sites, the port and...More

Thank 135Eleni
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tree is severely damaged probably due to the earthquake, it is cordoned off and supported by a frame they are obviously trying to keep it alive

Thank deffer98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now this is a place where you would want to sit and people watch. Greece has so much history, other places to see are the church which was badly damaged by the earthquake, and the Odium, an open air theatre.

Thank Sai98
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