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Only visit if you have a great deal of free time

The Banyan tree is huge, but it is not worth making a special trip just to see the tree. The rest... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2017
Sara S
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Nice huge and old tree

The visit of this Banyan tree was again part of a tour package and therefore we didn't have much... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
felixsf
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Munich, Germany
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Apr 5, 2019
“Just stop by”
Jan 11, 2019
“Much to do about nothing”
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Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We were biking in the area so we stopped in to see this majestic old tree. Apparently if you walk around it three times it will bring good fortune, health and something else, maybe luck! What the heck we covered our bases and made sure...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

This was a bit of a bust for me. We had trouble finding the actual tree (which may seem hard to believe), the park is not up kept particularly well. We got lost a few separate times prior to seeing the tree which was somewhat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

The big banyan tree is located around halfway along the Shi Li Hua Lang Scenic Area. Coming from either way by foot takes 30 minutes or so. The entrance fee was 19 CNY per adult. However, inside was only a big banyan tree on a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank BestLambert
Reviewed September 26, 2017

The Banyan tree is huge, but it is not worth making a special trip just to see the tree. The rest of the park is just typical Yangshuo scenery, beautiful but not extraordinary. If you go, be prepared to see lots of vendors and tourist...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sara S
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

It is just a huge and old tree but worth seeing. Very unique tree structure and located right off the main road not far south from town.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

The visit of this Banyan tree was again part of a tour package and therefore we didn't have much time to explore the tree and it's area in depth. There was time for one circle around the tree. However this circle was enough to give...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank felixsf
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Nice big tree. Awesome that it have grown its own branches attached to the ground to support its own weight. But how old is it? The tour operator said 500 years and the guide said 1500 years old. Its not a must to see. But...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MikeDrago
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Honestly I rarely if ever give bad reviews but that was such a waste of time I can't even cope with myself for going. Paid CNY19 (which I found a little steep before I even went in) then when I walked right past the tree...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Tree itself is impressive, but don't come here only because of the tree. Its made as an touristic attraction - mainly for local Chinese tourists. The site itself is crowded with people and street vendors selling various souvenirs. I would not recommend to go here...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mile931
Reviewed May 19, 2017

this is not much of an attraction other than the tree itself which takes no more than 5 minutes to see - but it is impressive. it is huge and it is old - really makes you appreciate just what mother nature is capable of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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