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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

Address: Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
Phone Number: 0773-2925660
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Resembling an elephant drinking water from the Li River with its long...
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Type: Geologic formations, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Owner description: Resembling an elephant drinking water from the Li River with its long trunk, this hill towers more than 55 meters above the water.
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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I now own the same picture, but with a man standing in the background. It was okay. They have traditional village clothes you can rent/buy to stand and take your picture, if wanted. We opted not to. The small hike through the Elephant Hill mountain was okay, steep stairs made for a nice jump in my heart rate. Views from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Just visited elephant trunk hill park yesterday. A lovely garden with beautiful hill. The location is very good just in the central city. There are a lot of status in the park just standing in front of elephant hill which is not very impressive if you ask me.

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were here over an hour taking photos of the stone elephants and the birds on the raft. I wish we had taken the traditional costumes. It was fun for the teens with us who love selfies.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The view is nice, not wonderful, but still pleasent. The best part is having some fresh crabs and shrimps at one of the kitchen-boats on the shore of the river.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were somewhat disappointed by this place. Expected it to be much more scenic and beautiful but the final scene was an overcrowded place with tourists all around and the water of the lake quite dirty with trash strewn all over. I guess it would have been better to visit it during sunset or sunrise so maybe we'll give it... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This area would be very pretty at sunrise or sunset and during tourist season when the river is higher. There is a show at night but unfortunately we ran out of time. Of course the entrance price is higher at night. There is a 'Lovers' park in the same area, with some spectacular material steel framed figures. It would be... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is worth a visit but in my opinion there is no need to spend too much time here. If you make it to Guilin do not miss this! It is pricey but worth it to go in walk around and take some photos.

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Zhenjiang, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This is a nice park overall, you can spend a bit of time here walking around. But it's expensive for what it is... so that's annoying because it is just a park. But if you have the imagination to see it, the Elephant Trunk is pretty cool.

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Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A very interesting big stone, elephant look a like. This is the symbol of Guilin, so you must visit this place and take a capture in here. This is a natural cave, called elephant trunk, because of the shape like elephant trunks. Walk in the park during your trip to the trunk, enjoy some local food around. Near the river,... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a nice walk up and around the hill. It would be very important to have someone that can give you an explanation as to the ancient writings on the rock near the trunk, I did not get any key information about this and would like to have learned more about it.

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