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

UnderstandEdit

The Benxi Water Caves are 30 km east of Benxi.

HistoryEdit

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

LandscapeEdit

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.

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ClimateEdit

Constant temperature of 10°C in the cavern.

Get inEdit

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

Fees and permitsEdit

¥120 plus ¥15 for tram from ticket office to cave entrance.

Get aroundEdit

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

SeeEdit

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

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