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Stone Forest

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A unique geological formation, the Stone Forest is exactly a beautiful forest of flowering lime-stone pillars.

• Shilin Yi Autonomous County

• 7 am to 7 pm (no entry after 5:30 pm)  07:00-18:00

• Each summer, the Stone Forest  hosts a spectacular Torch Festival, a  major holiday of the local Yi people.


Around Stone Forest

1. Nuohei Yi Village

A traditional village of the local Yi  ethnic group famed for its houses made entirely of slate, and a  favorite spot for landscape painters.

• Free

• Open all day


2. Shilin Ice and Snow Ocean World

A theme park combining both  snow and ocean themes, with aquariums, dolphin shows, indoor  skiing, a circus, and a family oriented hotel.

• 9 am to 6 pm 09:00-18:00

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