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Address: Banaue, Luzon, Philippines
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years...

Spectacular terraces were carved out from mountain ranges some 2000 years ago with primitive handtools.

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amazing gift of GOD

banaue has many view point focus in the main view point and the nfa-aguian view deck because it has the beautiful scene and it is also the printed 20 pesos bill nice view and if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

banaue has many view point focus in the main view point and the nfa-aguian view deck because it has the beautiful scene and it is also the printed 20 pesos bill nice view and if you buying some pasalubong the best to buy in the main view point because its lots to choose for not just like in the bayan... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely to see the terraces up close and get to walk through them with a knowledgeable guide. Amazingly stunning. Fog tends to descend quite regularly though... so view comes and goes.

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Thank Kerryn72
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

very bautyfull to see and sure worth the trp going up to Banaue. we visit in December there is no new plantig yet at that time but still the shapes and the view over the terras is a beauty view Ask for a driver the driv you to the most beauty view points and do the walk with a guide... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice views near the road. Rice terraces going up the mountains. Some allow you to walk out between the terraces, but be careful as the fall is at least 10 ft and the path narrow!

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Thank Jason C
Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We passed through this site while going to Sagada, I was amazed at how many mountains they turn into terraces just so that the people around here would be able to plant properly. You can just imagine the effort, time, sweat, blood and tears the native placed into these mountains, Definitely a site to see!

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in doubt whether we should go to Banaue and Batad at all, or just skip the northern part of Luzon. To all who are in doubt I say: GO! The views are amazing, both in Banaue and Batad. It is without doubt worth the trip in the night bus!

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Luzon, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly awesome and amazing on how such a masterpiece can be created by human hands in its perfection! Banawe Rice Terraces was crafted by our forefathers to sustain their life. Little did they know and no intention probably that one day, this place will be a tourist attraction. A short stay is not enough to fully enjoy the luxury that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did a 3 day trek that took me from Pula to Cambullo to Batad and back to Banaue. It was strenuous but well worth it. The villages are lovely as are the people. Two key tips: 1) take chocolates or sweets for the kids, and 2) on day 2 when you reach Batad, go directly to the water falls... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The terraces in Banaue are among the easiest to see as they are visible from the main road over the village, but they nevertheless superb. Stop at one of the viewing points and enjoy. You can also make short hikes in the rice fields directly from Banaue starting near the college.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It was a clear Friday morning - no crowds, weather was fine and the view is simply amazing. After a long time, i finally see the magnificent Banaue Rice Terraces.

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