Amazing View inside Longkong Cave, Longyan of Fujian

Updated: 14 May 2009
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The Longkong Cave scenic spot, the main scenic spot of Longyan National Forest Park, is located in Yanshi Town, Xinlou District, Longyan, 48km away from the downtown of Longyan. It enjoys a repution of “The Number One Cave in east China”.


The entrance of Longkong Cave Scenic Spot


The scenic spot covers an area of 10sq km and its core attraction is Longkong Cave, which is one of China’s especially large proven lava caves. Its formation can be dated back 300 million years. 


The total area in the Cave is 54000msq and the tourist distance is over 3km long. There are 8 big halls and 16 branch cavities in up, middle, and down layers of the cave. If you are there, you can feel like walking in a labyrinth.


In Longkong Cave, there are strange and colourful stalactite, stalagmite, stone columns and other limestone of various shapes. Some are like mushrooms, some are like snakes, some are like frogs, and some are like escargots. Stone curtains, cave flowers and stone pots are here and there. Under the illumination of the light, they look more amazing.



Amazing view inside Longkong Cave

What’s more, there is an underground river. Visitors may also take a boat in the cave which can add more interests for exploring this ancient cave discovered in the Tang Dynasty.


Outside the cave, there are also beautiful natural sceneries. Longjing Well龙井, Longxu Waterfall, Dakeng Mountain, Longtan Lake, and much more.


Longjing Well is a mystery. The water in the well is clean and clear, and has never had water added. The distance between the water surface and the ground is more than ten meters. It is said there was a tall tree that fell into the well and disappeared. No one knows the depth of the well.


How to get there:


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1)Take a coach to Longyan City at Hubinnan Bus Station; then take bus to Longkong Cave.


2) Use a travel agent
Renting a van packaged with driver is the next best alternative. Call Apple Travel to organize a group tour. If you’ve a small group, The ideal number in the group is 5 or 6.

Source: WOX Travel






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