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Address: Nafkilirou, Kos Town, Greece
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Is it Hippocrates's tree?

We went to find "the tree" whilst on holiday in nearby Lambie, well, it's a tree, but is it the real deal? ......... extract from Wikipedia ........ "The current tree is only... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
suse69
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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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london
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always like a bit of culture with my holidays, and this is more than a bit! Greeks, Romans, "cradle of civilisation".

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

to some just a old tree,but to people that know the story/history of this place,it is a very great place.shops around this area with the fort as well.

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Mannheim, Germany
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place to sit in the shadow and let the children Run around (no traffic). There are some small Cafés around to enjoy a Coffee or cold drink

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Moscow, Russia
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a tree. I mean, this is just a tree;) surrounded by fence. This is not the biggest or even the prettiest tree in the neighbourhood)

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to find "the tree" whilst on holiday in nearby Lambie, well, it's a tree, but is it the real deal? ......... extract from Wikipedia ........ "The current tree is only about 500 years old, but may possibly be a descendant of the original tree which allegedly stood there 2400 years ago, in Hippocrates' time". I was a little... More 

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Thank suse69
North Lincs
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43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What can one say? Its a big tree in the middle of Kos Town. Nice streets around it to wander around. Not really sure how much more can be said.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to go here it's part of the history in Greece,, we found if u got the train from Kos town it takes u there,, they give you an hour to look around and then collect u,, there's 3 stops on the train which costs 5 euros for adults and children are free,,they take you to. The 3 main... More 

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Thank smiler-7
West Midlands
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83 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is worth a visit when touring around kos. there is so much history sitting here and its worth joining a tour or getting a book if your interested in the history and mythology of the island.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a shame that this venerable old lady has been so defaced by lovers carving their initials and other graffiti into her skin. It is only a tree but it is quite a sight and something that's popular with visitors and locals alike.

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not much to say about an ancient tree, but whilst visiting Kos for a fortnight why not go and see it to say you have, we came across it as we walked around the the Knights castle, the entire marina is stunning and made more interesting by features of history such as the trees, not much else really to say... More 

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