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Grand Stone Forest

between the Jiupan Mountain and Dafo Mountain, Shilin County 652200, China
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Bit of a tourist trap

The rocks are pretty incredible, however it has unfortunately become completely overrun with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
katie2016
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Harbin, China
Amazing rock formation but crowded

We visited the park during spring festival so we expected big crowds. We only had an afternoon... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Lappochka
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Beijing, China
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“paid rmb” (3 reviews)
“rocks” (4 reviews)
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between the Jiupan Mountain and Dafo Mountain, Shilin County 652200, China

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rocks are pretty incredible, however it has unfortunately become completely overrun with tourists waving selfie sticks and tour groups. The main collection of rocks (the one in all the photos) is literally surrounded by people in the summer, you can't get anywhere close... Further...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We visited the park during spring festival so we expected big crowds. We only had an afternoon after arriving to Kunming in the morning. It took about 2 hours from the airport and 1.5 hours to get back to the city by private car. We...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

such a great geological area where you could spend time exploring the past. i feel like this place is a good reminder for us to how things have changed on earth for the past millions of years

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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to visit it such a eye opener, it's over 2.70000000 million years old. Before this it was under the sea so you can say you walking on the sea bed

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Get there early and take the electric car to visit the main scenes to save the walking. On a sunny day, bring an umbrella, as the UV is very high, you need SPF50 to avoid sun burn. Wear good walking shoes as the grounds are...More

Thank Felix3105
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went in march. It's Super crowded. The pushing and shouting is extremely frustrating. So much so u just want to snap the iconic 'shilin' wording/section and leave.

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We did the tour with a Chinese guide that spoke English. We were able to take our time with the tour, not feeling rushed at all. It's a lot of climbing, but well worth the work. Scenery absolutely breathtaking.

Thank Sandy R
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

When you see the name of this park, you know what you will see there; rocks, rocks, and rocks. All kinds of interesting rock formations can let your imagination run wide. The park is so big; one day isn’t enough to see it all. Our...More

1  Thank faithandhope2live
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

You can't miss this place, you have to go there. The stone forest formed naturally and originally was in sea. So you can see not only the beautiful stone forest but also some old history. Besides of that , there is also some free performance...More

1  Thank Taipei-Fiona
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

A view that is very "Grand". The name of the "Stone Forest" is the description of the place. Should go once in the life time.

Thank QuahEC
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