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An Introduction to Zhijin Cave

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An Introduction to Zhijin Cave

 

Zhijin Cave is reputed as the National 4A Scenic Spot, National Key Scenic Spot, National Geological Park, one of the Top 40 Famous China Tourist Spots, and the Most Beautiful China Tourist Cave. With its large scale in area, unique scenery, and rich karst debris, it is famous in the world and is the typical representative of high-quality karst caves.

 

 

 

Leaders of the Party and China, such as Hu Jintao, Wu Bangguo, Jia Qinglin, Qiao Shi, Li Lanqing, Qian Qichen, and Gu Mu, and Ford, the chairman of International Caves Joint Association, Salamon, the chair man of France Karst Joint Association, and other specialists from France, the U.S., Japan, and Switzerland, all have come to Zhijin Cave and gave good appraisals: “a wonder on the planet”, “the art treasures underground”, “the king of caves”, “the number one cave in the world”, and “the museum of karst”, ...

Zhijin Cave is the typical development of geological scenic spot. It is reputed by the geomorphologist Mr. Williams as “the first class karst scenery in the world”, in which there are full of beautiful sights, which are brilliant and include all forms and classes of karst deposits. There are also the unique ground lakes and valleys, karst topographies, natural bridges, dormant windows, clints, peak clusters around the Cave.

Zhijin Cave is formed with four storeys that are unique and scattered in orders. The explored area is 12.1 kilometers long, with the widest area 175 meters, the relative height 150 meters, the average height and width from 60 to 100 meters, and the total area more than 700 thousand square kilometers, which is divided into 11 big halls and 47 small ones, clustered with thousands of “towers” and “buddhas”, presenting multifarious scenes and endless landscapes: the grand “city of golden towers”, the tall and straight “pines crushed by snow”, the illusory “iron mountains and mist”, the inscrutable “silent hills”, the resplendent and magnificent “Temple on the clouds”, the widespread “dozens of meters curtains”, the slender and exquisite “curly stone”, the profound and endless “Guanghan palace”, the pearly “Xiangyu helmet”, the magnificent 200 meters long “large wall painting”, the matchless, grand, elegant, and delicate “silver rain tree”, the lively “Samantabhadra on the elephant”, “deep love between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law”, and “twelve Chinese zodiac signs”, the slim and graceful “sister trees” and “spiral tree”, the masonry dam with glistening light of waves, the pipa with trenchant strings, “100 thousand big mountains” with tall and rugged peaks and jungles, a series of big paintings and small scenes, extensive and profound, extremely skillful, making people feel shocked and acclaim for its peak of perfection. According the exploration of specialists, the area, forms, and effect of appreciation are greater, more complete and beautiful than the famous karst cave in France and Yugoslav.

With full set of facilities, trees shading, seasonal flowers, beautiful scenery and dense passions of the people, Zhijin Cave Park is a good tourist destination with graceful environment, high-quality service, and in eminent order.

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