The tree is over two thousand years old it was there at the time of Ιπποκράτης the first doctor it’s call platanos Ιπποκράτης made the first sprint from the leaf of the tree
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We loved the historical significance of Hipocrates tree. There was no over the top build up to it with long queues spilling onto surrounding paths. It was a definite pleasure trip taken at your pace....but so tragic that the earthquake in August 2017 caused irreparable...More
It's nice to see the tree but unfortunately there is a lot of graffiti around and the rest of the area doesn't really look a that inviting.
Very old but surrounded by scaffolding which detracted from the historic nature of it . Surrounding square has been damaged by the recent earthquack but cafes still open .
He survived the earthquake from July 2017, as a symbol : I'm the tree of Hippocrates of Kos, the eternal tree ... the everlasting tree - I'm the undestructable tree of health, and without breaking voice, but still, proud to be on my place- dumb,...More
This is an interesting place to see although there has been some damage to surrounding building from the July earthquake with repairs taking place whilst we were there. Restaurants close by looked good too.
I love learning about history of places that I visit but unfortunately on Kos the earthquake in July had severely damaged the area around the Hippocrates tree. There has been little done to clear the area of rubble and there is just tape around dangerous...More