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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan)

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“scenic area”(10 reviews)
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
+86 773 292 5660
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank maybelline79
Reviewed 5 days ago

The entrance fee is so high and there is really nothing to see at the Elephant Trunk Hill. Do not waste your time and money here. Go to the Twin Pagodas instead but at night.

Thank slh1313
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a hole in a rock in a park that costs to gain entry. When we were there it was very crowded. Still bewildered about what the excitement was all about. Seriously a non event.

Thank Wrenander
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

just a hole in the wall with small garden for a high entrance fee. but you may want to clime up the hill. across the street is a 4 star restaurant on the top floor and you can see the hole in the rock for...More

Thank MeuterMedia
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a number of interesting and pleasant parks along the river and this one has an interesting rock formation that is not free to see. Worth a visit if you have the time.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reach here at about 0630 after having guilin rice vermicelli breakfast at local noodle restaurant. Entrance fee at about 90yuan per person for a boat ride. Never took it and we just peeked and took a photo of the hill from outside. Spent about 5min...More

Thank chew p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not realize that this was such a huge scenic area dedicated to this unusual rock outcrop between the Li and Taohua River here in Guilin! It has similar resemblance to the shape of an elephant's trunk drinking water on the river. When our...More

Thank karenpammy2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basically it was a rock with a hole and pretty expensive to get in to the viewing area but the attached gardens made it all worthwhile and it was pleasant enough. I did the walk to the top of the hill which was also worth...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice park and view. We walked there more than a hour and enjoyed the place. Place is as seen in pictures.

Thank Ht66
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Elephant Trunk Hill was for us a disappointment. A lot of small shops at the border of the lake with the view on a rock in which you should see an elephant drinking the lake water. The view is really nothing special and there is...More

Thank Johan S
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