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Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Banaue
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Owner description: Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Cultural
Owner description: Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive handtools.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

That is one of the most famous view point in Philippines. and i recommend you to check the movie "Metro Manila" also.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

As a regular traveller to the Philippines, i always wanted to visit Banaue, this year finally a dream came through. Even the long and slow drive up the mountains and being ill could not spoil the fantastic view on the world hertitage site. A great trip and if you have a change go there it is well worth it

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Makati, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

we stayed in Banaue as many people seeing the rice terraces do. Absolutely unbelievable but each morning at 0400 and 0600, the church blares, and I mean loudly so that no one can possibly stay asleep, Christmas songs to indicate mass happening. This only happens in the run up to Christmas but seriously! You can imagine the number of bleary... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

This place is definitely not the easiest to reach out to. If you are traveling from Manila, a long crowded overnight bus journey takes you to Banaue. But thats not the end of it. To further reach the final destination to a more exciting village, Batad, you need take the harder way. Trekking in the mountains with a sheer drop... More 

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Tequesta, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not for the faint of heart,getting to thie marvelous site is grueling.i think six hours from Manila .the hotel is pleasant,very outdoors.Climbing to see the batad rice fields is very dangerous trek.The climb back is a terrific stress test. So please evaluate yourself honestly!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Until you see this place in person you can not really feel its magic! It is truly magnificent and very easily accessible. From the center of Banaue you can walk up a few steps and you reach a paved street from where you can start exploring the numerous breathtaking viewpoints. There are many small shops along the way from where... More 

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we tavel 6 senior fpr 4 days in the region we get from tourismo filipino a guide name derk derik gano 09109896474 he was state of the art the best of the best he make our trip a wonderfull experience we travel a lot worldwide the guide untyl now

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The weather had been interesting the few days we were in Banaue. It was mostly clear in he mornings and then got really cloudy around 1-2pm. So if you visit go in the morning! You can bargain with the taxi drivers as well to get a ride up to the viewpoint.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Best rice I have ever tried freshly crop, beautiful scenery. although getting there is a bit rough on the road but its worth it. the people on the village is very friendly and it feels very safe and a bit quite, the atmosphere is just relaxing and the people are very trustworthy.

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Lincoln, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Liked: the view, the people are very nice and helpful. The cultural show was worth the money. Dislike: the lack of better hotels available.

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