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Big Banyan Tree

Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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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 26 September 2017
Sara S
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
It's a tree but worth seeing

It is just a huge and old tree but worth seeing. Very unique tree structure and located right off... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
TravelBrianCO
,
Denver, Colorado
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This is a major attraction for Chinese tourists in Yangshuo
  • Excellent8%
  • Very good22%
  • Average36%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible13%
26 Sep 2017
“Only visit if you have a great deal of free time”
12 Jul 2017
“Nice huge and old tree”
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Main road into Yangshuo, Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed 26 September 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

Thank Sara S
Reviewed 4 September 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.

Thank TravelBrianCO
Reviewed 13 July 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

Thank felixsf
Reviewed 19 June 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

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 8 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 12 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
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