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Banaue Rice Terraces, Banaue

(4.6/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Hand-carved into the slopes of Ifugao Mountain over the course of 2,000 years, Banaue Rice Terraces form a spectacular cultural landscape and a World Heritage Site that has evolved through countless generations. Soaring up to 1,500 m (4,921 ft), these labor-intensive terraces with masonry retainer walls follow the contours of the mountains like high-precision isolines on a geographical map. Take a walk from Banaue's main road and stop at numerous viewpoints along the way, or hire a guide for a more thorough tour. Marvel at the maze of terraces slinking around the slopes, which have been feeding the area for centuries. One of the oldest man-made structures on the island, it is widely considered by Filipinos as the eighth wonder of the world. Make Banaue Rice Terraces a centerpiece of your Banaue vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Banaue trip builder.
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  • They are very impressive and definitely wirth seeing. We had a great guide Nora Atolba (+63 920 278 7326 or +63 905 873 7435) and she showed us most interesting and beautiful sides. She has a huge kno...  more »
  • It takes the deserved because there is the walking because the villages down not road then you must finish with the not very wide dirt road but when you reach it so here you have the impression of being at the end of the world is beautiful
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  • not the best, but when even, diverse points of view do without moderation with d other opportunities in other ba nang (to do in jeepney)
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  • It's one of the most beautiful mountain area I have visited in the world. Although the transportation may not be easy to get here, but it's totally worth it.
  • wala p engr. dti pero nkgwa sila ng perfect water distribution for the rice field. gnda tingnn. 1 of the 7wonders of nature dati.
  • Amazing place! Not so easy to access but definitely worth it! The rice terraces are so huge and impressive!
  • What a beautiful sight. Absolutely astonishing. I would give it five stars if it was not for the nearby rice terraces of Batad which are one or two levels more incredible.
  • Really love to see this place in person...I remember my mother told me that she cried when seeing the terraces...