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Address: Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
Phone Number: 0773-2925660
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6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: Resembling an elephant drinking water from the Li River with its long...
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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Elephant Trunk Hill - interesting

Some imagination was needed to actually see the "Elephant's Trunk" but still enjoyed the area. It was raining the day we were there but we weren't deterred and still enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Bowen, Australia
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Bowen, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Some imagination was needed to actually see the "Elephant's Trunk" but still enjoyed the area. It was raining the day we were there but we weren't deterred and still enjoyed walking in the park and photographing the sculptures etc

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Shellharbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Set on the banks of the river with a beautiful park is the Limestone formation of the Elephant trunk hill. Stroll around this picturesque area and enjoy a couple of hours relaxing in this area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Location being in centre of city is convenient to reach. Need about 1-2 hours to go around. good time spent. Elephant Trunk Hill is located on the western bank of Li River. The shape of the hill is just like a huge elephant drinking water from the river with its trunk and thus the name. Its another Karst stone structure.... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Yes, you can see a rock formation which resembles the trunk of an elephant. The place is rather quiet with some stone elephants which I found not interesting at all.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We were taken to this peaceful riverside spot to view the Elephant Trunk Hill which is rock formation that, with a little imagination, can be seen as an elephant drinking from the river. There are lots of stone elephants around, but otherwise we spent a lovely evening just enjoying the peace and quiet of this spot.

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Teaneck, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

With a little imagination you can see the elephant drinking water from the lake. You can also put on a straw hat, put a pole with two comorants on your shoulders- and chaz-zam you are a fishermen. You can prove it with the pic thst is available for 15 Yuan. The park is landscaped and you will enjoy the fun.

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Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We only had time for a fairly quick visit, but did not find it as fantastic as we had been led to believe. However it is certainly an interesting rock formation.

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Jalisco, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This park is where two rivers converge and, with some imagination, you can see some land that looks like an elephant's trunk. What made the park special to us, besides the fact it sits along the river, are all the sculptures located throughout.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Was taken here as part of our tour. Stayed for all of about 10 mins before we were ready to leave. Not much to do other than look at the supposed elephant and some people paddling. Couple of stalls and that's about it! Wouldn't bother going again!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

If you have already been to Beijing to see the Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, or the Summer Palace, then don't bother going to Elephant Hill. It was ho hum.

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