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Hippocrates’ Plane Tree (Platanos Square)

Hippocrates’ Plane Tree (Platanos Square)

Believed to be planted by Hippocrates himself 2500 years ago, it’s the oldest tree in Europe and boasts a 14-meter trunk in diameter. The father of Western medicine also taught his students in the shade of this beautiful plane tree, in the center of Kos.

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Kos Town, Kos

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