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Stone Forest

 Kunming Attractions

The sculpture of nature-crust movement 270 million years ago formed the gorgeous Stone Forest. The Stone Forest is a World Natural Heritage 78 kilometers to the southeast of “ Spring City” Kunming.  Well-known for its typical karst geology and geomorphology characteristic. The ground karst scenic spot has a large variety of types, embodying a concentrated reflection of world karst modalities.

It’s the model of the world’s stone forest, museum of karst. Hundreds of millions of years’ evolution witnesses the uplift of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau to the east of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, making her formation a geology legend. Outstanding universal values of science and aesthetics, win her praise like” No. 1 World Wonder,” “Nature Sculpture Museum”. 

Stone Forest Scenic Area is an important site for Kunming's tourism. The scenic area includes 8 scenic spots, the Stone Forest, Naigu Stone Forest, Dadieshui Waterfall, Changhu Lake, Moon Lake, Zhiyun Cave, Qifeng Cave and Guishan National Forest Park, integrating” grandness, wonder, ruggedness, beauty, serenity, profoundness and wilderness” as a whole natural landscape.

With the honours of “ World Natural Heritage”, “UNESCO Geopark”, “National Park of China”, “National AAAAA-level Tourist Attraction” and “National Civilized Tourist Area”, Stone Forest has better scenery, more aroma, better service and will attract more attention with her charming glamour.

If you want to read the evolution legend of the earth, enjoy the world wonder of thousands of millions years, experience mysterious and colorful Sani culture, and view national non-material cultural heritages-oral epic verse “ Ashima”, Yi embroidery and big trichord, you must come to Stone Forest.

Opening hours: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Admission: 175 Yuan 

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