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Address: Xiejiawaizi Village, Xiaoshi Town, Benxi 117100, China
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Benxi Water Cave is a huge cave system located at the Taizi River. It is...

Benxi Water Cave is a huge cave system located at the Taizi River. It is part of the Benxi Water Cave National Park.

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It's a good drive outside the growing city of Benxi but is definitely worth seeing. Part of a big tourist attraction containing gardens, beautiful walks and a lake. After we... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

It's a good drive outside the growing city of Benxi but is definitely worth seeing. Part of a big tourist attraction containing gardens, beautiful walks and a lake. After we finished the visit we drove for another 1/2 hour or so to the Benxi waterfalls

Thank w1llesden
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The caves are part of a larger complex housing a museum, water gardens, Tariz river and gardens. The entrance fee for all these was 180 Yuan each, car parking extra. The caves are visited by a trip on an electrically powered boat which is fairly fast and the round trip lasts approx 20 minutes no commentary! Although large and well... More 

Thank Seadog40
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Cave is decorated with all kinds of weird led lighting scenes. They sent you in a group to a speedboat tour that only takes 20 mins to go through the whole cave comparing to the normal 2 hour tour several years back. Very poor park management - only thing they are trying to do is to grab your money and... More 

1 Thank TJ J
Timisoara, Romania
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59 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you're close to the location or if you never been to any other cave it's worth to have a look, otherwise it's nothing out of the ordinary.Been there with a group of colleagues and spent around 2 hours.No waiting times for the tickets (200 RMB!!) and also hop on the boat was fast.You get the trip of around 30-40... More 

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Dalian, China
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2016

You can get there by bus(10 rmb),car or taxi(80rmb). The cave was wonderful and magical and way better then I expected. Like most Chinese tourist destination there is lots of people so make sure you arrive early.Also don't miss the opportunity to hike up the mountain and overlook the whole valley below.

Thank Vuuren11
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

About an hour outside of Shenyang, we arrive at Benxi in the late winter. There is still a dusting of snow over much of the surrounding area and a good covering still on the ground in the parkland around the caves, which served to make the whole place that much prettier from the outset. The entrance to the caves itself... More 

Thank Kevin B
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is situated quite a long way out of town so can only be accessed by groups or those with a car. I have been in many caves in China and all are much of a muchness lit by multicoloured lights with even more colourful interpretations of the rock formations. Most of this cave tour is conducted on an... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Took us about an 1.5~2 hours each way to get there. The train takes about an hour and then you're greeted by hoards of militant taxi drivers. Take bus 16 to the local bus station and get a ticket for the water caves. Caves are pretty interesting but most likely damaged over the years. Lots of moss growing on the... More 

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21 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Ist Takes about 1 hrs. from Shenyang to get there. Check with your Hotel during autum or winter if the cave is open. If you are lucky you have a boat on your own. They offer coats because in the cave it can be cold during the off season. The boat trip takes about 40 minutes. There is able a... More 

Thank jiri_michel
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The water cave was very interesting. They provide with raincoat before getting on the boat. Enjoyed the ride inside. The weather was warm and windy, but it was really cold inside the cave. Our Boatman, guided us through the river inside the cave, explained interesting part and also gave information about the place. Boatmen would mostly describe things in Chinese,... More 

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