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Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan), Guilin
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A landmark of Guilin perched on the confluence of the Li and Taohua rivers, Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan) has been a popular tourist spot since the Tang dynasty. The curiously shaped limestone formation with a large hole resembles a giant, tree-covered elephant taking water from the river with its trunk. Enjoy the reflection of the karst hill on the still surface of the water. Climb to the top to see a panorama of Guilin, or rent a boat to get close to the giant limestone trunk. A temple with a pagoda lies on the hilltop as well. To visit Elephant Trunk Hill (Xiangbishan) on your holiday in Guilin, and find out what else Guilin has to offer, use our Guilin vacation generator.
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  • Looks really like an Asian elephant but the entry fee is quite expensive. On the day we visited the tide was shallow and we could take some nice pictures back home. 
  • With beauty which is Guilin, I recommend not wasting time going to only see this attraction. It is just a rock shaped elephant drinking water (although you have to have lots of imagination to see it).
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  • Sober: The Hill is a hill that looks like an elephant drinking with much imagination stop. The entrance on the opposite side was mandatory included in our trip. Otherwise I would have saved me the money well. There are a few sculptures on the island, but in addition I found it unremarkable.
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