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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.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average39%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“nice park” (21 reviews)
“scenic area” (8 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 4 days ago via mobile

Not worthy of more than a minute look. Disappointing from a western USA perspective. The combination of all limestone formations beautiful.

Thank Icancook2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is one of the large rock formations by the river, and you can walk through an attractive park afterwards. If, like most visitors to Guilin, your intention is to continue down the Li river to Yangshou, don't worry if you miss this - you'll...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoy local sites wherever we travel and so it is rare that we are disappointed. To be honest, there are better sites in the area and we really felt it was overhyped and not terribly scenic. The entrance fees are quite steep considering...More

Thank michaelfitzg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other reviewers commented on the high entrance price. When we visited, we could buy tickets for 5 Guilin attractions (including reed flute cave, 7 star park) for the price of about 2. (180 Yuan I think it was.) Worth doing if you have time to...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do not have much impression in this place as it seems quite normal to me. Maybe I have seen much nicer landscape in Yangshou. The nearby river part is quite dirty sometimes. Yet this is still the city signature landscape

Thank Quynh D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do this if time permits. It's quite a few steps to the top but well worth the effort and perspiration. The views across the river and city to the hills are splendid. Come down the other set of steps to see the caves. Allow a...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's exactly like the photos you see of the place. Hike up the elephant, the view of the city is magnificent.

Thank Keru N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice surprise. It wasn't just about seeing Elephant Rock. Many families gather here along the river bank beach, quite refreshing on a hot day. Nice shops, plenty of shade or sun, great for people watching or joining in with the fun. There are also...More

Thank theWoodmen
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Guilin is becoming very touristy Tours of everything imaginable this is certainly not worth it and you can see it from the road.

Thank Barb C
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I did not go in because of the advice I received, it is expensive, 71 yuan. If you walk along the road far enough, you can get decent views of the hill. I did see one live elephant near a fence, but that was it....More

Thank Rita B
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