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Address: Nafkilirou, Kos Town, Greece
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A unique experiance

The history of the father of medicine is well publicized to see his tree is worth the visit, it is surprising the tree is still alive considering it has no center, check it out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2013
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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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Leura, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

If you are a doctor or some type of medical practitioner I am sure that you would find this very special tree and its history worth seeing.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

The history of the father of medicine is well publicized to see his tree is worth the visit, it is surprising the tree is still alive considering it has no center, check it out.

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Do not expect a breathtaking experience here. Scary that its ranked number 2 for attractions in Kos. Would have been nice if they had of put up an explanation of its history. Its a tree supported by scaffolding. End of!

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

what can i say. its a really old tree held up by scaffolding and surrounded by a However the rest of the Old Town is beautiful and very quaint

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

they say its the tree of hippocrates !! its very old but i dont think its over 2000 years old !!! a few hundred if that ! worth a look and a few photos but thats it its just a tree !!

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Mytchett, United Kingdom
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Not a lot to say other than this is a very old tree in a square! Nice that it is alleged to have a link with Hippocrates and a good photo opportunity. I do beleieve that a yew tree in surrey is the oldest tree in Europe...but there you go...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Not much to say really. A large old tree held up by steel supports. I spen all of 5 minutes looking at it.

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South Queensferry, United Kingdom
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We visited the site of Hippocrates Tree as part of the island tour with a marvellous guide, Costa or Constantine. His narrative was passionate in providing a historic and cultural background to the area known as the foundation of modern medicine. Having an understanding of how things were laid out as well as why brought to life our imagination. The... More 

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

It clearly has no direct connection with Hippocrates but we still expected more than a very old tree surrounded by a scruffy railing in an out-of-the-way area.

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