Explore The Famous Silver Cave in China 銀子岩溶洞
Happy New year 2017!
This post is continuing from the last article: An Unforgettable Journey in Guangxi of China (廣西桂林).
After the journey to the Dragon Ridge terrace/ Longji terrace/ Longsheng Gezuzizhixian in Guangxi of China 廣西龍脊梯. We are going to the famous place between Guilin 桂林市 and Hezhou 賀州市. It is called Silver Cave 銀子岩.
Silver Cave is a national AAAA level scenic spot in Lipu County, Guilin City, Guangxi Province of China, 85 km from Guilin and 18 km away from Yangshuo.
Use your imagination to guess what’s all you see. >=<
The Cave is the typical karst 岩溶 landscape, running through 12 hills. Karst is a landscape formed from the dissolution of soluble rocks like Limestone, dolomite and gypsum. It is characterized by underground drainage systems with sinkholes and caves. It has also been documented for weathering-resistant rocks, such as quartzite, given the right conditions. Subterranean drainage may limit surface water with few to no rivers or lakes. However, in regions where the dissolved bedrock is covered (perhaps by debris) or confined by one or more superimposed non-soluble rock strata, distinctive karst surface developments might be totally missing.
The cave is a floor-type cave, with three layers and more than ten scenery spots and different types of stalactites, which are crystal clear and sparkling like silver, thus providing the area with its common name. The most three famous scenic areas include snow-mountain with waterfall (Chinese: 雪山飞瀑), music stone screen (Chinese: 音乐石屏), and Jade Pool Wonderland (Chinese: 瑶池仙境). In early 1999, it was listed as one of “Guilin tourism scenic spot of civilization demonstration. Can you find out which one? Information adapted from the web. Thanks! 🙂
Although it is running through 12 hills and the height is about 12 to 15 floors. But you wouldn’t notice it and haven’t felt tired at all. We just amused by all the scenes.
And there were so many street foods near the entrance, they all local produce.
Would you enjoy all the photos?
The next post will be another journey around Guilin, Yangshuo.