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The Baobab Tree is well maintained and presentable but the signage needs to be updated so visitors... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
JJ1701
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Amazing Big tree

You need to see this tree when you visit to Mannar. its in the city limit after the bridge. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
lakshansilva
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Supposed to have come through to Sri Lanka from Africa through the Muslim traders and it still stands tall in the city of Mannar as a place of interest.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kanishka M
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Biobab tree in Mannar
This is an African origin tree which is believed to be planted by Arabian sailors around 1470. It is 19.15 meters in circumference and 7.5 meters in height. This is one of the largest (if not the largest) trees in Asia.
It is just about 1.5 km from Mannar city

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bharatha E
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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The origin of this tree is Africa. You find plenty of Baobab trees in Mannar. It attracts the attention of the travellers due to its shape.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank janakan2017
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Biggest tree in Mannar. There are many baobabs in Talaimannar road. It is couple of kilometers from Mannar town (Know as Pallimunai). Area is residential and may be unclean close to the tree with stray dogs and cows roaming around. Reminder of the arab connections for centuries in this part of Sri Lanka

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank FazlyColombo
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is the biggest tree I've ever seen. Too bad that it is in the city and surrounding by concrete (as other baobabs in neighborhood). There are more baobabs along the road to the end of island. Also good to see.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ewelina0189
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