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Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park

Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000, China
+86 0871 67719006
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This forest of stone, formed by erosion over millions of years, is comprised of many stone peaks, pillars and stalagmites rising abruptly from the ground and extending as far as the eye can see.
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Shilin Town, Shilin County 650000, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yunnan Stone Forest is about a 2 hour drive from Kunming City. The park is well maintained and clearly popular with people from around the area-- When I was there there were huge crowds of families, as well as adults on their own. The limestone...More

Thank Greg48
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is very big touristic site, well organize. You can truly get lost in the stone forest, and it part of the adventure. The stone structure is unique. There are also two small likes and some local people presenting their dance and dress. The site...More

Thank DAG4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We greatly enjoyed the visit of this place. We traveled a lot, but never seen this kind of view. Seeing the magnificent rock formations was a quite experience. We visited it at the end of August. Crowded, but not too bad. We spent 3 hours...More

Thank J-in-Naperville
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You won´t know what the crowd is till you travel in China - Area is nice, a lot of beautifull rocks and sometimes a pond but... So expensive entrance fee - 175Y per person and 25Y for transportation (you can also walk 3km one way...More

Thank Patrik B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As most of the other reviews have pointed out, Shilin is incredibly busy but the beautiful scenery is still very much worth the trip. Once you get into the park, simply walk in the opposite direction of the tour groups (which seemed to mean walking...More

Thank Gongbaobeijing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is unbelievable seeing mushroom of natural stones structure sprouting from the ground. Some stone formation resemblance the shape of animals. The whole place is very scenic with all these natural stones formation. The park is also good for a leisurely walk with all the...More

Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky there were three other people who wanted to share a taxi for the day, this costed 600RMB in total. There are public busses (look on other's reviews for directions). Entrance is 175 pp, cart costs 25 RMB extra. We spend three hours...More

Thank Sjakie S
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This is an impressive array of limestone rocks that have been carved over the millennia into their current shapes the natural forces of water and wind as well as by seismic activity. It is a surreal landscape as trees and other type of foliage are...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed August 4, 2017

On a blue skied sunny day in July this was undoubtedly a picturesque park to visit and wonder around. This experience is marred however but the ludicrous number of other tourists (predominantly domestic) within the park at the time of year. Quite expensive by Chinese...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

If crowds aren't your thing, don't come here: it feels busier than both Huangshan National Park and the Forbidden City! However, wander five minutes in any direction from the main area and bottlenecks and you'll have literally hundreds of these beuatiful but bizarre karst formations...More

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vasuvl
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
I hired a taxi for the day. Prices are really reasonable, I think I paid Renminbi 300.
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Paul M
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Henry T | Reviewed this property |
You do not need to join a group. It is fun wondering around and avoiding the groups.
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alexander g
December 27, 2015|
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Response from hyper64 | Reviewed this property |
Hey Alexander, spend the day to visit the stone forest and the museum. Take some snacks with you or some fruit, there you get only cookies pr something else. For my opinion Kunming is not so nice special at this time... More
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