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Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

I actually don't remember the exact route to this place but however it's in the town like you don't need to be walking far I have a picture of myself with the tree.

Thank moonmading
Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Not a lot else to say, it's a pretty funky tree if you're into that...I am so I enjoyed it, but it's just a tree at the end of the day so 3*s it is

Thank Zandrews88
Reviewed 13 April 2016

It is a special place to have a visit in Sri Lanka. A lots of same kind of trees around Mannar town, but this tree is the largest.

Thank peushan
Reviewed 24 March 2016

And hence nice to see the Mannar ones too, next to the big Delft island one. Worth a small detour for us!

Thank ErikandSandya
Reviewed 20 March 2016

This tree has been planted by Arab Traders in the 16th century.The circumference of the tree trunk is 19.5meters and about 7meters high.

Thank Priyanath M
Reviewed 23 February 2016

This baobab tree is the second Baobab Tree Im seeing in Sri Lanka. (One in Delft Island - Jaffna). This Baobab tree believed to be 700 years old. Like 7m high and more than 15m large. Its in a village called Pallimunai a very close...More

Thank antonselvakumard
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We found the time to visit this Baobab tree while we were in Mannar. Interesting to know that its beleived to have been brought to Sri Lanka by the arabs and planted in the 1600's. The trunk of the tree is massive! Truely wuerd looking...More

Thank Sancharakaya
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Almost impossible to imagine the age of this tree. He is so large that it a challenge to take a picture. When we visited it, there were a whole bunch of cameleons at the branches which was extra nice.

Thank W. H. M. F
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This is one of the places of interests in Mannar. The baobabs in Sri Lanka is believed to have been brought by Arabian Traders. According to a study done in 2003, there are about 40 Baobab Trees surviving in Sri Lanka, out of which 34...More

Thank anomi_desilva
Reviewed 1 July 2015

This is a very close-by attraction just 1km away from Mannar Town. Do not forget to go to this place if you visit Mannar town. I visited Mannar fort , BioBab tree, Several Hindu shrines and Buddhist Temple close by. i saw a similar Bio...More

Thank Prasad V
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