With a circumference of 47 meter and a height reaching 19~22 meter, the Sunland Baobab is one of the largest baobabs in South Africa and the widest tree on the entire African continent. It is so big that there’s room enough for a small pub inside.
But Sunland Baobab wasn’t hollowed out artificially so that a pub could be placed inside. The trunk of this remarkable species is naturally hollow. The small pub inside the tree was created in 1933, and if you visit it today you will still be served a drink.
The bar has 4 meters (13-foot) high ceilings and can comfortably fit 15 people inside. The tree is situated on a farm owned by the Van Heerden family, who take care of this majestic specimen.
Besides its remarkable dimensions, the baobab is also one of the oldest trees on earth. Carbon dating has estimated it to be around 6000 years old.
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