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Ningxiang Thousand-Buddhist Caves

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Located in Cuiping Township, Ningxiang County, Thousand-Buddhist Caves is famous for its caves formed 360 million years ago and rare canyons inside caves. Cuiping Township, 62 km away from western mountainous area of Ningxiang Couty, is characterized by picturesque scenery that Stone Dragon Cave, Narrow Gorge, Monkey Mountain and Juvenile Reservoir draw the elegance and magnificence of Cuiping.

Stone Dragon Cave whose original name is Thirteen Cave locates under the elegant Stone Dragon Mountain. It is originally called such a name for thirteen interlink caves making it and gathers the most limestone and karst cave in Changsha City. Caves interlink caves and caves inside caves make it mysterious. What’s more, large one can contain thousands of people while the narrow one can only pass one person. All kinds of stones, underground rivers and waterfalls which make the cave warm in winter and cool in summer cover everywhere.

Getting Out from Stone Dragon Cave which is as long as 2300 meters, Narrow Gorge with cliffs is waiting for you after one-kilometer ride. It is absolutely a resort for rafting. Passing through the gorge, climbing to the stone road covered by forest shadow, then you reach the Monkey Mountain where on the top of the 1100-meter main peak gives you a sense of general view. Down from the west of Monkey Mountain, you will arrive at a small-scale reservoir—Juvenile Reservoir.

The Thousand-Buddhist Caves gathers all kinds of beautiful natural sceneries. It is absolutely a resort for sightseeing. Come and enjoy yourself!

By Patricia

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