See the beginnings of medicine under Hippocrates Tree, where legend says the great physician taught his students. This plane tree, a species found all over Europe, is thought to be the largest of its kind with a 12 m (39 ft) diameter. It is easy to spot in the Square of the Platane in the center of Kos, protected by a fence and marked with a plaque. Stop by the tree to thank the "Father of Medicine" for his contribution to the healing arts. Plan your visit to Hippocrates Tree and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kos Town holiday planner.
Tours To Hippocrates Tree
Private Tour: Kos Island Highlights Including Zia, Asklepieion and Tree of Hippocrates BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $470
Duration: 4 hours
Private Tour: Kos Island Villages and Wine Tasting BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $508
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Into the City BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $33
Duration: 2 hours
Hippocrates Tree Reviews
Nice place to visit and see the split tree. There is nothing special to do there but worth reaching there if you are in the area. The surrounding of this place is also nice so travel by foot in all the area.
This particular place was part of a tour of Kos town in Kos, Greece. A good idea of finding landmarks of the town. A lovely and historical place to visit.
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