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Address: Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years...

Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive handtools.

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I loved what I saw! On our way to Sagada, we stopped by Banaue to have breakfast and to see the terraces. I was so amazed that I was staring at the actual thing rather than... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Tacloban, Philippines
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Tacloban, Philippines
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved what I saw! On our way to Sagada, we stopped by Banaue to have breakfast and to see the terraces. I was so amazed that I was staring at the actual thing rather than looking at the picture in a P1000 bill. The climate was so cold and the fog added a dramatic effect on the subject. I... More 

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philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The terraces are found in the province of Ifugao and the Ifugao people have been its caretakers. Ifugao culture revolves[6] around rice and the culture displays an elaborate array of celebrations linked with agricultural rites from rice cultivation to rice consumption. The harvest season generally calls for thanksgiving feasts, while the concluding harvest rites called tango or tungul (a day... More 

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Baguio, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the favorite tourist destination in the Cordillera. Amazing rice terraces will capture your appreciation in nature. Around the view deck area are souvenir shops of wooden items, woven products like Inabol which is very affordable and quality products!

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Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Philippines, it is a must to go to this place full of heritage and farms in an extraordinary method back to hundreds of years. The people there are so friendly and they really welcome tourists. Many view dock up on the hill of Banaue.

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Jakarta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view, especially since they haven't harvested yet, so it's still green and golden. The harvesting time is usually between June and July

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Cainta, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am so in love with the Banaue Rice terraces. It is perfect and just by looking at them, relieves my soul. This is really awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During a recent business trip to Manila, I decided to take a very aggressive trip from Manila to Banaue (between 7-10 hours in car each way). Although the distance isn't real far, the roads to get there are 2 lane (one lane each way). Countryside and small towns you pass through are interesting, but on the way back, it took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We have a short trip to Banaue and Sagada. In banaue the weather is good. But the Batad Rice Terraces is not that so green. Coz it's a harvest time. We stay in Uyami's Green View for 1 night. Then next day we heading to Sagada. But it seems the second trip we catch up has no passenger just the... More 

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Seekonk, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

I came to this place many, many years ago with friend from Australia. It was indeed a great experience. A breathtaking view and an experience of ancient history of the bare hands that created the rice terraces. One of the great wonders of the world.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

certainly very interesting, not only from the engineering perspective, but also the cultural one. it is a living, working ancient agricultural system. the famous terraces will need a hike but from the main roads you can still see some wonderful examples. the local rice is not widely sold, as the locals keep them for their own consumption.

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