Introduction to Stone Forest (昆明石林风景区)
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.
Address: Shilin Yi Autonomous County, Kunming, Yunnan Province
The scenic area includes 8 major scenic spots, the Stone Forest, Naigu Stone Forest, Dadieshui Waterfall, Changhu Lake, Moon Lake, Zhiyun Cave, Qifeng Cave and Guishan National Forest Park
Opening Hours: 8:30AM - 6:00PM
Admission: 175 yuan for adult, 130 yuan for child
1. You can take nonstop buses from Kunming Railway Station to scenic spot directly.
2. You can take bus from Dongju Bus Terminal or Eastern Bus Terminal to Shilin County, then transfer to Stone Forest for about 20 min.
3. You can also take trains from Kunming to Shilin Railway Station, then transfer bus to Stone Forest.
1.You had better wear hiking shoes or jogging shoes for the long stone path in Stone Forest.
2. Do not get too close to the bullfight at Torch Festival for it is dangerous.
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