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Grand Stone Forest

between the Jiupan Mountain and Dafo Mountain, Shilin County 652200, China
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such fantastic place

such a great geological area where you could spend time exploring the past. i feel like this place... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Reaksa_Imchan
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Stone Forest Kunming China

Amazing place to visit it such a eye opener, it's over 2.70000000 million years old. Before this it... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
White315601
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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between the Jiupan Mountain and Dafo Mountain, Shilin County 652200, China

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

such a great geological area where you could spend time exploring the past. i feel like this place is a good reminder for us to how things have changed on earth for the past millions of years

Thank Reaksa_Imchan
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to visit it such a eye opener, it's over 2.70000000 million years old. Before this it was under the sea so you can say you walking on the sea bed

Thank White315601
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Get there early and take the electric car to visit the main scenes to save the walking. On a sunny day, bring an umbrella, as the UV is very high, you need SPF50 to avoid sun burn. Wear good walking shoes as the grounds are...More

Thank Felix3105
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went in march. It's Super crowded. The pushing and shouting is extremely frustrating. So much so u just want to snap the iconic 'shilin' wording/section and leave.

Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We did the tour with a Chinese guide that spoke English. We were able to take our time with the tour, not feeling rushed at all. It's a lot of climbing, but well worth the work. Scenery absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 4 October 2016

When you see the name of this park, you know what you will see there; rocks, rocks, and rocks. All kinds of interesting rock formations can let your imagination run wide. The park is so big; one day isn’t enough to see it all. Our...More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 4 October 2016

You can't miss this place, you have to go there. The stone forest formed naturally and originally was in sea. So you can see not only the beautiful stone forest but also some old history. Besides of that , there is also some free performance...More

Thank Cho-Jung
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A view that is very "Grand". The name of the "Stone Forest" is the description of the place. Should go once in the life time.

Thank QuahEC
Reviewed 25 May 2016

We were surprised at the main attraction in Kunming being an almost 2 hour drive (one-way), but were very glad we saw it - well worth the time. The limestone rock formations are impressive by their size, shape and numbers. The guide was able to...More

Thank Greg_and_Claude
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The nature's creation is very pretty. You can spend a day here walking. This is a well maintained heritage site.Must visit.Hire a local guide.

Thank SE s
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