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Benxi Water Cave, Benxi
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Arguably the longest water-filled karst cave on the planet, Benxi Water Cave features a nicely lit forest of stalactites and stalagmites and a 3,000 m (9,842 ft) long underground river. The semi-lunar entrance of the cavern system, which dates back almost five million years, is marked by huge red Chinese characters, and leads into a welcoming hall once inhabited by prehistoric humans. Today. models of dinosaurs and a Chinese dragon occupy the hall. Take a boat ride to float down the river deeper into the cave, admiring stalactites hanging from the ceiling. A museum adjacent to the cave exhibits fossils, rocks, and gemstones. To visit Benxi Water Cave and other attractions in Benxi, use our Benxi family vacation planner.
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  • It's a good drive outside the growing city of Benxi but is definitely worth seeing. Part of a big tourist attraction containing gardens, beautiful walks and a lake. After we finished the visit we drov...  more »
  • The caves are part of a larger complex housing a museum, water gardens, Tariz river and gardens. The entrance fee for all these was 180 Yuan each, car parking extra. The caves are visited by a trip on...  more »
  • Cave is decorated with all kinds of weird led lighting scenes. They sent you in a group to a speedboat tour that only takes 20 mins to go through the whole cave comparing to the normal 2 hour tour sev...  more »