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One of the better sites

The Baobab Tree is well maintained and presentable but the signage needs to be updated so visitors... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Amazing Big tree

You need to see this tree when you visit to Mannar. its in the city limit after the bridge. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impresive, is a baobab tree bringed by the arabs centuries ago. I thought that these trees where dry but this one is huge and green. There is another group of 4- 5 outside mannar city

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pablosW3173UQ
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This is the only Baobab tree here.A tourist attraction here.The surrounding area is dirty.There is a Christian statue and a box for collection in front of the tree.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The Baobab Tree is well maintained and presentable but the signage needs to be updated so visitors can read the facts and figures.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JJ1701
Reviewed 2 August 2018

You need to see this tree when you visit to Mannar. its in the city limit after the bridge. Very wide tree hope this is one of the largest trees in South Asia.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lakshansilva
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Gladely, it was not a detour for us going there. We had sometime going back from kitesurf in Mannar Island so we stop by. Nothing worth the visit if you're for away. It's a large but not high baobab with many publicities around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mireille m
Reviewed 28 June 2018

heading Add to dictionary from Manner to see it. it's bit difficult to find a way reading boards thoug all written in tamil. so we asked from a police officer & he explain us to the road. & we had to pass small by roads...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank udayangis
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

This is only 500m away from the mannar city center and very easy to find. It's a very old bush type of a tree. Not that tall but with a huge circumference. There are other similar type of trees in mannar but not this big....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank harshanam2014
Reviewed 23 April 2018

visited this spot. such shade it gives to every one. A statue of St. Lucia is erected under the tree. a place you everyone should visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ranasingheroshane3
Reviewed 22 January 2018

made the effort to grab a tuktuk to take me out to see this majestic 700 year old beauty, and was so pleased i did. With a trunk circumference of over 20 metres and 7 metres high it is a sight to behold. Very spectacular...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank melanie259
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Supposed to have come through to Sri Lanka from Africa through the Muslim traders and it still stands tall in the city of Mannar as a place of interest.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kanishka M
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