Sandanski, Bulgaria

Platanus in Zlatolist

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  The tree - of the genus Oriental plane (Platanus orientalis) - is about 30 meters high and its circumference at the base is 6 m.  Its age is approximately 1300 yrs.  It’s located near the church of Reverend Stoina and people think it has healing powers.  Others believe that it fulfills wishes. Whether a person has come here to heal or to share his unfulfilled wishes everyone has to swing on the two swings tied to the tree.