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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

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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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Within Xiangbishan Park, Xiangshan District, Guilin 541004, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Xiangbishan Mountain, or Elephant Trunk Hill is on the river in the park of the same name. It is nearly impossible to get a view of the elephant formation unless you buy a ticket. Fences and Landscaping cleverly obscure any kind of good view for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carthage D
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

The year of pig 2019 comes, paying a visit to the landmark of Guilin Elephant hill is a key program in your tour. If you don’t pay a visit to see the Guilin famous mysterious rice wine cellar in the Chinese New Year before that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CheungChie
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Just on riverbank of river Li, you pay all interesting places in Guilin and this one is probably most expensive ones. You pay the ticket then walk through the park towards the attraction. If not interesting to go inside just go around in park area...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Soko37
Reviewed 25 December 2018

Enjoy a troll around the park taking in the lovely views of the Li River with the unusual formation that resembles an elephant trunk, as well as the love park and nearby pagodas and multiple statues. A place not to miss if you are in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BD_Y1974
Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Fantastic and breathtaking natural work of art however you may face annoying agents who would push tour packages etc on you and wouldn’t go away unless you can really convey the message strongly. Place is a bit more commercial than it needs to be. Rest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 19 December 2018

A pay to enter park with good access to the Elephants Trunk hill without climbing. It has good shops and toilets and even a nice card shop that you can post cards home too. Refreshments are inevitably a bit expensive but it is clean, tidy,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

For 55 RMB admission fee you gain access to a pleasant riverside park with good photo opportunities of the elephant trunk hill. You can also climb to the top of the hill for views over the city. It’s not exactly jaw-dropping stuff but worth spending...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Indie-Brindie
Reviewed 3 December 2018

its just a waste of time and money. its just a park with a lake with a weird shaped elephant trunk shaped rock. nothing else. waste of time and money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sans_gh
Reviewed 29 November 2018

Does look like an elephant from all angles. Good time to visit in the morning not so busy or try sunset but very popular.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank margaret c
Reviewed 20 November 2018

A nice visit. Not cheap but once you pay you get a nice view of Guilin. The elephant truck is quite cute too. My husband paid 10 yuan to take a picture with the birds. (I don't know why...) I nice place to spend a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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2 February 2019|
Response from Indie-Brindie | Reviewed this property |
If I remember rightly it’s 55 RMB
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Response from Chelmo_Man | Reviewed this property |
60 RMB for an adult. It is worth it.