Shuaba Village, Tongle Town, Leye County
All year daily 8-17, last entry 16:30.
Adults CNY , Children (<1.4m) CNY , Children (<1.2m) free, Students (-26) CNY , Seniors (60-64) CNY , Seniors (65+) free, Disabled CNY .
|Guided tours:||self guided, D=2-3h|
|Address:||Leye Piercing Tiankeng, Shuaba Village, Tongle Town, Leye County, Tel: +86-776-7920585.|
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乐业穿洞天坑 (Leye Piercing Tiankeng) is a huge tianken (giant sinkhole) with an opening 370 m long and 150 m wide, and a depth of 200 m. It is not the biggest tiankeng in the area but it has a very good access. The visitor walks through a huge cavern which end at the floor of the tiankeng, and offers an impressive view inside out. The cave has 10 m high stalagmites at the entrance, like the patron saint of Tiankeng. Inside there are 5 m high stalagmites and columns, and 4 m high blunt-topped stalagmites.
More spectacular is the chamber at the southwest end of the tiankeng. It has a small skylight in the ceiling with a beam of light shooting down from a height of 108 meters. It makes people feel that the hall is wide and empty. The karstfenster or skylight is named "Angel's Kiss".