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Seat ander the legendary Tree of Hippocrateson Kos, Greece

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The famous tree planted by the greatest physician Hippocrates still breathes with history.
How to seat ander the legendary Tree of Hippocrates on Kos
If you believe the legends, it was under this tree that the great doctor wrote out prescriptions and lectured his students. The tree is located near the fortress of the Ioannites and has quite impressive dimensions. It is more than two thousand years old, and in the girth it reaches 14 meters.

Of course, there are always skeptics who claim that the tree is not more than 500 years old, and even Hippocrates does not have anything to do with it, but believe that it was here that the great man healed and passed on his knowledge, touched the tree of history is always entertaining, interesting and romantic. Perhaps this is why the Greeks support life in this ancient tree with all their forces and cherish it as the apple of their eye.

How to do?

1. Go to the heart of the historical part of Kos. Here, next to the entrance to the castle of the knights, you will see the Hippocrates sycamore.
2. You definitely will not miss it, a huge tree standing out of the last forces, despite the fact that the wood inside is already missing and only the bark remains, and the branches keep on the props is still breathing.
3. Touch the tree of history, maybe one of the great ideas will illuminate you.
4. And of course, make a selfie.

Where to do?

#4Castle of Neratzia on KosCastle of Neratzia

The most powerful outpost, that sustained numerous invaders of the island: ruthless Turks who spared no one and scary bloodthirsty pirates.

Open hours: from 08:00 am to 08:00 pm. Monday is a day off.
Phone: +30 2242 024776


Guest18 May 2024

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