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Address: Campalanas, Philippines

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OK it's just a big tree with a pool at the bottom containing fish. But it really was quite enjoyable, if not a bit touristy. The tree in itself is interesting and huge. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Bolton, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

OK it's just a big tree with a pool at the bottom containing fish. But it really was quite enjoyable, if not a bit touristy. The tree in itself is interesting and huge. We thought it would be a little trek to get there, but it's situated right next to the main road. There was a charge of 10 pesos... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

One of the must-sees in Siquijor complete with a fish-spa and coconuts for sale. The tree is really something and although the locals capitalise on its popularity, the place is far from overcrowded and ruined.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you love trees, old things and folklore, drop by the Balete Tree! The place is just an open space, with a cement pool built around the spring at the foot of the tree. You can tell the tree is very old and has a mystical feel. It's enchanted because of the spring that flows through its roots, a spring... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Perhaps it's too hyped up but when you get there and pay for the 5 peso entrance fee you kinda feel weird already. It's a tree with vine.

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Iloilo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If you want to lay down and relax. And take a deep breath and try to exfoliate your feet with the help of the ornamental fishes in the spring. This is actually a public spring so you don't need to pay a lot except for some ample amount of donations for the care takers who maintain the cleanliness and safety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The tree was really beautiful. I didn't like the fish spa, I kept wanting to kick them away as it was a bit irritating, definitely not relaxing! But the tree is stunning, definitely visit this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The huge tree looked wonderful and the fish spa at its foot is a great plus. There's also no need for a long walk to this place. It's just beside the road. Have a coconut drink to add to the coolness of the place and the experience.

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Bendigo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The first stop we went to try the known foot spa. Surprised to see many foreigners sitting and enjoying the coolness of the place. The huge balete tree covers the area where you can enjoy the foot spa massage from those tiny little fish. We had ordered 6 young coconut fruit to drink and eat the buko meat! Awesome experience!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Little fish gather around your feet to rid you of dead skin cells-a tickling experience. Nothing much to write home about this attraction, except for some people believing that the tree is enchanted.

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Marikina, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The old enchanted balete tree in Lazi which is believed to be 400 years of age. I'm not very fond of Balete trees thanks to local horror films and to my very superstitious ancestors here in the Philippines, balete trees are known as hosts to scary creatures and spirits. I have no idea where this myth originated but i grew... More 

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Address: Campalanas, Philippines
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Siquijor Island

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