The Oldest Tree In Africa That Has A Bar Inside of It

The Oldest Tree In Africa That Has A Bar Inside of It

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The Oldest Tree In Africa That Has A Bar Inside of It

Africa is a continent with rich vegetation and large trees which is bigger than any other trees around and today we bring to you the biggest tree in Africa which has a bar inside of it

There is a way scientists tell how long matters have been in existence. This method is called Carbon-dating.

The Baobab trees usually have a very long life span.
They can live for as long as 3,000 years.

The Baobab trees are known for having a large trunk which is like the size of 6 massive trees.
Some of them have hollows in the trunk.

The Baobab is also referred to as the upside-down tree because its branches look so much like roots.

They are a great source of legend and folklore.
The Tree Bar In South Africa
South Africa’s oldest Baobab tree (aka the tree of life) in Africa is located on Sunland (plat land) in Limpopo province of South Africa.

The Oldest Tree In Africa That Has A Bar Inside of It

And has lived for nearly 2,000 years. It is South Africa’s oldest tree. Within its hollow trunk, there used to be a bar.

It became a tourist center in 1993 when the owners of the bar, Heather and Doug Van Heerden made a deeper hollow in the structure.

A door was placed in a squared-off natural vent in the trunk.
There are draft beer, seats, and a music system inside the bar.

The record has it that 60 people once attended a party inside the tree bar.
Though the bar is no more in use. It closed in 2017 when the tree split and a large part of the bar was gone.

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