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Big Banyan Tree

Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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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 1 week ago
felixsf
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Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm, Germany
via mobile
Nice big tree

Nice big tree. Awesome that it have grown its own branches attached to the ground to support its... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
MikeDrago
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Oslo, Norway
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This is a major attraction for Chinese tourists in Yangshuo
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good21%
  • Average36%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible14%
1 week ago
“Nice huge and old tree”
5 weeks ago
“Nice big tree”
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Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Thank felixsf
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank MikeDrago
Reviewed 8 June 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

Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 7 June 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

Thank mein938
Reviewed 19 May 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

Thank SMOOZA
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I had never seen one of these trees and so I found it worth my time to stop by. The large old tree sends down aerial roots from its branches, which then take root and become supporting trunks themselves. It just takes a few minutes...More

Thank Aolisi
Reviewed 17 October 2016

we have learned about this tree in our primary Chinese textbook, so its interesting to see it in flesh. The tree itself is kind of amazing, but around it there is nothing to look,maximum 20 minutes' visit. 20rmb/person, you can also enjoy a short doubled...More

1  Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Other than seeing the banyan tree itself the place was full of local tourists, costumes you can hire to wear and pose on the grass, chained monkeys on bicycles and horses. I didn't expect this at all. By the banyan tree you there is a...More

Thank CassavaHK
Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you are on your way to see moon hill, this place is just a couple of meters away along the same road. Can spend about 20 minutes to appreciate the grand old tree with its roots and canopy .other attractions nearby is not worth...More

Thank Albert K
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I loved this little gem of a place. Main park is on the flat so easy walking - wheelchair accessible. The Banyan Tree is over 700 years old and is astonishing - the local villages care for it and the ariel roots have been guided...More

Thank Fran B
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