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Benxi Shuidong National Park (本溪水洞国家公园) is in Liaoning province.

Understand

The Benxi Water Caves are located 30km east of Benxi.

History

Benxi Shuidong was made a national park on January 10, 1994

Landscape

Forest of stalagtites and stalagmites within a cavern system lit by colored lighting. A river 3,000 meters long, 2 meters deep and wide enough for 20-30 boats, is found flowing through a giant 5 million-year old cavern

Flora and fauna

Climate

Constant temperature of 10°C within the cavern

Get in

Direct bus from Shenyang leaves in the morning and returns in the afternoon. Minibuses from Benxi leave regularly from Benxi train station.

Fees/Permits

元120 plus 元15 for tram from ticket office to cave entrance

Get around

Boat ride along the "Milky Way", the river that flows through the caverns

See

  • Rock shapes with names like Ginseng Baby, Tiger's Mouth and Seal playing with Pearl

Do

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Lodging

Camping

Backcountry

Stay safe

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