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The #Baobab Tree is accessible by road and waling from the main town. Is is just one kilometre... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Mahinda W
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Colombo
Great crowd

Very easy to find, it's not down a small side street and all locals are happy to point you in the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Yemm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Approximately 800 years old tree. Located near Mannar town. Need to see this unique tree. Although to protect the tree barrier has been built most people tends to climb the tree to take photographs.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Chrishantha P
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The #Baobab Tree is accessible by road and waling from the main town. Is is just one kilometre away. One landmark for seeking directions is asking where the "Food City Supermarket" is. the tree sits a few metres from there. It is well preserved. Ideal...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mahinda W
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Very easy to find, it's not down a small side street and all locals are happy to point you in the direction of the tree. There isn't much to do at the tree but there is a small shop for refreshments and it's a nice...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Yemm
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.

Date of experience: April 2016
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

Date of experience: April 2016
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.

Date of experience: December 2015
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!

Date of experience: March 2016
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.

Date of experience: March 2016
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

Date of experience: February 2016
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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Sancharakaya
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