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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW 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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Thank Emaniuz
General Santos, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I only get to see this on pictures and on the money... but seeing it personally is superb. The view is so amazing for this man-made site. This is worth preserving! The shops also offer pasalubong items and native arts which you can get in good price.

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Sagada, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent visit to Banaue on the way to Kiangan from the Mountain Province, the terraces are still there obscured by the many many buildings on the main road, a wondrous feat of construction within the past 300 years or so according to recent archaeological studies debunking the 2000 year old UNESCO claim. Even my relatives in the Cordillera... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Banaue Rice Terraces is must place to go to when you're in Banaue. The view is stunning. And on a gloomy and foggy day, it could be relaxing. It's about 30 to 45-minute walk from the town proper. I did not go to the terraces itself. I just enjoyed the view from the roadside. There are several view points... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Place will leave you stunned! We had arranged a Car to drive to Sagada and Back to manila passing this place and the whole drive is just amazing! No matter if its Raining - it will leave you amazed! Do not leave Philippines without leaving this place! Be warned - I spoke with the locals (As im Filipino and... More 

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are a must if you are in Banaue. They are so green and lush. We saw the people preparing the fields for planting and boy do they work hard. We had to walk down a lot of steps to walk on the terraces and then walk back up a lot of steps to get out so it is quite... More 

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Kanto, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have met Alfred Matias accidentally at the airport when I arrived for a holiday trip to the Philippines. I lose my mobile phone on my way to airport in Japan. I needed to call my friend who will fetch me . I was so fortunate that Alfred lent me his mobile phone. I offered him a small amount as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place indeed. Desirable cold breeze. Green and clean preserved by locals wearing their smile. The place will heal your stress in life making good vibes.

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Malo, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rice terraces in Banaue are a beautiful Place to visit, they're over 2000 years old, stunning view. I only wonder whether the Unesco noticed the huge amount of garbage lying all over the Place, Banaue itself and eventually in the streams and rivers feeding the terraces??Wear boots if you go walking there, and above all,do not the Rice grown... More 

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