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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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Short trip to Banaue and Sagada for 3 days

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Mustanggirl0213
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So stunning and well worth the drive from Makati! The view is just breathtaking at every angle! We came across an old couple in full dress which we took photos with. They were so sweet! We drove to the top point lookout, so pleased to see that it hadn't been ruined by the 'tourism' touch... The township is lovely and... More 

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Bacoor, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Banaue can be viewed on several viewpoints along the Banaue to Bontoc road - Dayanara, Side & Main Viewpoints to name a few should one is not into long hikes. Still, the views on the road are "Simply Beautiful". One can imagine the pain & effort put up by the ancestors in constructing these terraces which have been all done... More 

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Vero Beach Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is amazing the work that went into making these rice terraces. Without them, rice agriculture in this area would be impossible. I understand that northern Philippines is the only place in the world for these.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I can recomend very much.... very beautiful....:-) In october little bit hard to get there because lot of rain but still nice to see. People are very friendly.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

As most people stay in Banaue these terraces are much easier to access. You can walk up the road from the main town and there are viewpoints along the way. It is along the road so it is not that difficult a walk. You have the option to walk through the rice terraces to go back to the town. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Banaue: famous for its rice terraces, trekking the area highly recommended. Possible to get to Banaue from Manila on an overnight bus. However, this sometimes can get booked solid so a bus to Baguio is an option too then mini bus (11 seater van) to Banaue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Located on the mountainous northern part of the Philippines is one of the oldest man made structure in the island. We took the local bus Ohayami from Manila direct to Banaue. It takes around 8 hours drive and cost you around 17 US dollars each. The town is small but you can find all the common commodities. There is a... More 

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