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Platanus Tree

Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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What a stunning plane tree 2000 years old

What a privelege to see such a magnificent tree. It grows next to a natural spring and clearly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sajt293
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
beautiful place to sit

cant believe a tree can be so old, 2000 to be precise, this is opposite the fountain, im glad its... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
lisa84Sissi
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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1 week ago
“What a stunning plane tree 2000 years old”
31 Oct 2017
“beautiful place to sit”
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Main Square, Krasi, Crete 700 05, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a privelege to see such a magnificent tree. It grows next to a natural spring and clearly loves where it is located. Amazing.

Thank sajt293
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

cant believe a tree can be so old, 2000 to be precise, this is opposite the fountain, im glad its been made a greek monument, nice restaurant under this for sitting in the shade with a coffee or wine and sit and absorb the history...More

Thank lisa84Sissi
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

To gaze upon something so old is a privilege. The stories that tree could tell. When it was a sampling Jesus and the Roman Empire were in existence. Amazing

Thank Martyn W
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

There is something comforting in that fact that despite all the modernisation and the pace at which things move these days that there are some things that have remained unmoved and unchanged for two thousand years. This quite imposing and magnificent tree sits in the...More

1  Thank Quietman70
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I do like trees, & have great respect for this magnificent 2000 year old Plane Tree. Well worth a visit to see, and enjoy its generous shade.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have been surprised when I first saw this tree.I have been many times and I really like to go again.Beautiful tree in a beautiful area.It is nice and cool there.

1  Thank 872MILAN
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We took a 2 hour bikeride from Stalis and ended up here by this majestic tree. I drank from the well that was there and me and my partner ate some nuts we brought from Mochos. It was a great place to rest weary legs...More

Thank Johan P
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Reviewed 5 April 2015

The place tree (platanos in greek) is considered to be the oldest tree in Crete. It is rumored to be more than 2500 year old. According to the legend, in the old days there used to be a coffee house in the interior of the...More

Thank XriLou
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Reviewed 3 March 2015

The oldest plane tree in crete! In the center of village KRASI."PLATANOS" a tree over 2000 years old! 24 men hold around it! Visit it on your way to lasithi plateau! Only ten minitues from malia! Also see the fountains with natural spring water! Must...More

2  Thank Hatzaki C
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