Geologic Formations in Beijing

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Geologic Formations in Beijing

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  • Daniel A
    Beijing, China33,059 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    My family went to Pinguu during the summer for a day outing and headed to the “Grand Canyon” there. It was such a fabulously clean and kept park. There were many things for my kids to do such as play in the cool refreshing springs there. We also enjoyed breathtaking nature trails, rock formations, waterfalls, an exerting hike, an almost unbearable climb up stairs, a cable car and a glass bottom scenic look at the canyon. It was a very tiring day, so come prepared with lots of water, extra clothes, walking/hiking shoes and tons of snacks.
    Written October 17, 2023
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  • TAMAN1951
    Liberty Lake, WA6,672 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Access to the cave is well done and the first part is quite easy.

    Later there are 20 floors down which is quite a hike.

    The structures are beautiful and well lit.

    I would highly recommend paying a bit extra for a private tour.

    We had an enjoyable time there and was quite impressed.

    This is well worth the time to visit.
    Written October 18, 2018
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  • YorkHiker
    Yorkshire, UK1,391 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This place is fantastic, definitely a must-see in my opinion. The whole area is gorgeous, with steep green mountains and so is a great escape from Beijing.

    To reach the caves, you must first use the cable car or hiking trail. The cable car is not for the fainthearted and climbs at an amazing rate. At the cable car summit, it's a short hike to the caves. The caves are free to enter and located in an old temple. At the cave entrance is 1,200 year old Buddhist carving. Deeper into the cave are six enormous caverns, each one seeming bigger. The caverns have large modern Buddhist statues. One cavern is nearly 70 metres high. The massive size of the caverns is hard to portray in photos.

    After visiting the caves, you could hike across the Shangfang scenic area to the southern cable car station (two hours) and visit large temples on the mountaintop. Or you could return the way you came by cable car or the steep hiking trail down.

    I visited the Shidu scenic area and Yunshui as a day trip from Beijing, and paid 800RMB for a taxi.
    Written August 5, 2015
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  • Angad Singh
    Hong Kong, China388 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The caves are actually pretty impressive and huge. All of it is well lit with multi-colored lights. One of the best karst caves I have seen.
    Written April 29, 2019
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  • J N
    Lac du Flambeau, WI48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I hope this is the right site. We went to Luoyang to see the Longmen Grottoes. It was a good walk and a lot of exercise walking up to see all the Grottoes closer up. It was such a hot day that we decided to take a boat ride back to the parking lot area. It cost less than $2 a person. I would suggest that to anyone, even if it wasn't a hot day, because it is such a nice ride and really gives you a good view of the Grottoes.
    Written May 26, 2013
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  • Grimps
    Lesbos, Greece181 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A fossilized forest with awesome walk paths and great nature view. A must visit of the area through April to late October. Nice for families groups and nature lovers.
    Written October 21, 2019
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  • Uncountable
    Beijing, China17 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Doesn't worth going if you're looking for unforgettable impressions, but a nice place to walk around.
    Written May 7, 2014
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