|Location:||On the shore of Taizi River. 35km from Benxi (Pen-hsi, Pen-ch'i or Penki), Liaoning Province. Southeast of Shenyang.|
All year daily 8-17.
Adults RMB 50.
|Classification:||Karst cave, river cave.|
|Address:||Benxi Water Cave National Park, 117100 Benxi, Liaoning, Tel: +86-41-4284-5715, +86-41-4489-1288, Fax: +86-41-4489-1242.|
|Last update:||$Date: 2012/02/02 09:14:23 $|
|1983||opened to the public.|
|10-JAN-1994||made a National Park.|
Benxi Water Cave is a huge cave system located at the Taizi River. It is part of the Benxi Water Cave National Park.
The entrance is a huge portal, 25m wide and 7m high. Right behind the entrance follows a huge chamber with a pier big enough for 40 boats. Visitors enter the boats and the rest of the cave visit is done by boat.
The cave river is really enormous, with an average production of 230 liter per second. The river is up to 7m deep and the passage is up to 38m high and 50m wide. In the huge entrance hall, a chamber wich is 50m long and 20m wide, 3000 years old human remains were found.
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