Darongshu Scenic Area

Big Banyan Tree near Yangshuo

Big Banyan Tree near Yangshuo by borisindublin. Sourced via Flickr under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License.

The Big Banyan Tree is thought to be more tha 1400 years old which means it dates to the Song dynasty of China. The trunk is some 7 metres round and the top about 20 metres high. Many of the branches are now supported on wooden posts to help preserve the tree.

Map showing location of Darongshu Scenic Area

Above: Location of Darongshu Scenic Area in Guilin, Guangxi, China