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Shilin (石林)National Park,[1] in Karst region, Yunnan province, South of China. In UNESCO since 2007. This is a UNESCO listed site of remarkable Karst geography.

The stone forest near Kunming

Get in[edit]

Buses, from Kunming, East bus station. Train, 60Y, takes about 2 hours.

From eastern bus station, ¥29 to Stone Forest, other buses may charge ¥90 for the same trip if one of the tours working in front of the train station assist you to find your bus their ¥10 commission will be added to your fare

See[edit][add listing]

  • Stone Forest National Park - Entry is pricey at ¥175 per person per day; ¥5 for chinese only map

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Good weekend trip and lots to see. Take picture with girls Bai minority dressed in colorful dresses.

TIPs if full of people: Don't spend time in the first part of the park. But go in the back via the main road and come back via path inside the stone forest.

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Very good Youth Hostel (¥160 for doubles) or can get room at the Summer Hotel inside the nature reserve for around ¥200 for good a/c double room.

Other possibility, sleep in Kunming

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