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Majestic view only at the top

I only saw the beauty of this places when I climbed up the stairs to the viewing pavilion at the... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
yagiza
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Jurong East, Singapore
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Great stones!

This part is where the stones are generally much bigger . It's quite a lot of people when i was... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
carmencsh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

I only saw the beauty of this places when I climbed up the stairs to the viewing pavilion at the very top. A very touristy place. Stairways were narrow. Requires some fitness to go up and down the stairs. A nature formations place worth to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 29, 2018

This part is where the stones are generally much bigger . It's quite a lot of people when i was there. So the experience was a mixed.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed February 19, 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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 27, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 6, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Felix3105
Reviewed March 15, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed January 26, 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.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Sandy R
Reviewed October 3, 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

Date of experience: April 2016
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