We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 110.19*
and up
Private Tour: Kos Island Highlights Including Zia, Asklepieion and Tree of...
More Info
US$ 106.99*
and up
Private Tour: Kos Island Villages and Wine Tasting
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good26%
  • Average38%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“metal frame” (11 reviews)
“modern medicine” (13 reviews)
“worth a visit” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Nafkilirou, Kos Town, Greece
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (1,752)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 736 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Kos town on my 40th birthday, lovely area, shame there was so much damage from the earthquake, well worth a visit

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank TrulyReviewed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the town of Kos and did the shops and had a walk around the town, we happened across the Hippocrates tree and yes it looks a lovely old tree etc and there is the normal write up on a notice board. One thing...More

Thank russtrishsean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

1  Thank Katie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the original tree, for it was dated between 500 and 1000 years of age. But the site has a lot of history. I would have enjoyed a mo re insightful sign with a few more known facts.

Thank Christian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not really a lot to say I love this place just a shame to see how much damage the earthquake has caused to the old town and the area around hippocraties tree so pleased the tree itself was un affected however can't say the same...More

Thank pooliegirl1976
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the recent earthquake this summer has closed off a part of the display; it's still a very neat place to visit.

Thank Dan C
Reviewed 19 October 2017

So nuch history behind this, its worth visiting and if you have a guide to tell you more about the history,

1  Thank Paul S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Something to have to see. Pity about the earthquake damage. It is great to see things from the past.

Thank donpotten
Nearby Restaurants
237 reviews
.02 km away
Fidelio Restaurant
172 reviews
.11 km away
132 reviews
.16 km away
Kostas Grill House
180 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Eleftherias Square
1,207 reviews
.27 km away
Kos Town Castle
2,019 reviews
.08 km away
Kos Town Cathedral
190 reviews
.32 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Hippocrates Tree staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines