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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
0773-2925660
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Private Guilin Half Day Tour including Li River...
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Ranked #13 of 125 Attractions in Guilin
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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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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Farmington, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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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Worthing, United Kingdom
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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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Clarksville TN, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Elephant trunk hill itself was a neat formation, but that was about it. It was interesting to see the fishermen with the commerant birds at work. But most of the things around this area are put in place for tourist. A lot of beggars and pushy solicitors in this area.

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SIngapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

It's a landmark of Guilin. There are performances every morning, great place to take pictures and take a stroll in the park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

After having taken a riverboat ride we decided to tour the elephant park. It was interesting and after seeing the rock formation we understood why the park was called elephant trunk park. A definite must if you are touring Guilin.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not much there other than a cave/rock formation that looks like an elephant's trunk. Many vendors. We did not walk to the top; rather, we viewed it from the banks of the river. We then walked along the river through the park, which we quite lovely. Would be a nice hike to the top on a clear day.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This place is very beautiful. It resembles an elephant stretching its trunk and drinking water hence the name. Its the symbol of Guilin and its landscape.

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Santa Ana, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We were on a tour and apparently this is one of the things that "must be seen" in Guilin, so we were bussed to the location to take a look. The day that we were there was a pretty one, and so the entire stop was most pleasant. We took a stroll around the park and saw the place where... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We visited the long park that sits across from the Hill, and where you can get the best view/picture. The park itself was nice with lots of pathways and then the viewing area of the hill itself. Look for the small round metal plaque placed into the ground, it makes the spot where you should get the best picture from,... More

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is a very nice park. The main landmark didn't seem that impressive, but it was nice to look over the water and just relax. There are stone elephants in the water that the kids can play on, and the locals would gather under tents in the water to visit with each other. There were lots of little elephant accents... More

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