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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
+86 773 292 5660
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Resembling an elephant drinking water from the Li River with its long trunk, this hill towers more than 55 meters above the water.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good31%
  • Average39%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“scenic area” (8 reviews)
“beautiful park” (10 reviews)
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Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
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+86 773 292 5660
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Reviewed yesterday

My advice is to skip entering the park, because the entrance fee is quite expensive. You can see the elephant without paying just by looking through the trees. Save your time and money, because there is nothing to do besides looking at the hill.

Thank Varduhi A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On the riverside this park like area contains a large rock that looks like an Elephant.Admission 70 yuan and you can climb to the top of the rock for lovely views of the city and river.Plenty of souvenir shops

Thank Jennefer N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For a day tour this place is ok. The hole in the hill is cool it just seemed so far away. There are other parts to the park that are better than this. There is a cave with writings on the walls and statues which...More

Thank Dennis0002
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the park when in Guilin recently, there were statues and tree shaped as elephants keeping to the name of the place. The actual rock formation was just alright, had to add lots of imagination to see what the fuss is all about.

Thank HappyBingo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly speaking, I shouldn't submit this review as I haven't been back here for over a decade. But when I came last time, the water level of Li River was still OK and hence kept a wonderful view of this hill. But I heard the...More

Thank Alex L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The parks and gardens around the rivers and lakes provide a leisurely walk. Elephant Trunk Hill is just one of the attractions. Worth taking half a day to just wander and seeing the locals enjoy their parks.

Thank dmoffat322
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many things to see and do while in the park take the 10 minute boat ride to see all Summer palace buildings, the Marble boat and so much more

Thank trevor s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1 of the laces in our small group itinerary....was OK to go. & YES I see the resembles of an elephant. So it does take its name.

Thank B L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the water level was quite low so river was a bit dirty. Also it was a weekend so very busy. Worth a quick visit.

Thank susan v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A complete rip off. The supposed elephant trunk shaped hill can be seen from outside the ticket fence. A ticket to enter the grounds cost 70¥ per person (quite pricy for China) and there really isn't much more to see. Appalling that they have 'elephant...More

1  Thank Orange_Penguins
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