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

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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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Nice place, not too strenuous to climb the hills. The entrance fee is pricey but worth it. Allocate 2 hours for this place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I don't know how many American travelers know about Yangshuo, China, or just hear it. I had been curious but a little worried 'cause i did know nothing as well as others before my China tour. Actually, i saw many visitors from almost all over the world of our cute planet. I bought the ticket from New York to Guangzhou... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is just a hill resembling an elephant, that's it. If you pay the (pricey) ticket you can go inside and walk uphill. By the time we visited it was quite dirty inside and I did not see anything special, just food shops, a normal temple and so on. If you want to see it, having a look from outside... More 

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Farmington, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We enjoyed the park that surrounds it. Good place to watch local families enjoying the outdoors. We watched families dress up in regal clothes and take "selfies". Others had their photos taken while holding a cormorant on a stick on their shoulders.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Definitely one not to be missed , an excellent photo opportunity and also the climb up the hill near by affords amazing views , quite steep and uneven steps , so keep alert and take plenty of water with you .the town there interesting too.

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