Furong Cave

Furong Cave

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Furong Cave

Introduction: Introduction Furong Cave, located o­n the bank of the Furong River, in Jiangkou Town, Wu..

Tickets:Furong cave fee and opening hourTicket : 70 yuanOpening hour: 8:00—17:00

Travel Tips:Tips 1.Furong cave is located in the suburb of Chongqing, therefore the conditions of dinning,..

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Furong Cave Introduction

Furong Cave, located o­n the bank of the Furong River, in Jiangkou Town, Wulong County, is the o­nly cave in China that was listed in 'World Natural Heritage List'. Furong Cave, together with Mammoth Cave in the US, and Graemes Cave in France, was named o­ne of 'The Three Greatest Caves in the World'.

It is a large limestone cave, formed in the carbonate rocks of Cambrian-Ordovician Period. Furong Cave is abundant with various speleothems, which shape the dazzling karst landscapes.There was stalactite found in the inner of the cave with more than 30 types of cavern deposition characteristics that includes various types of deposition from all over the world. Some Shi Bao, stone curtain bright and clean like brown jade tung oil tree shape stone bamboo shoots like stars Shi Heshi and so o­n with the width of 15 meters and the height of 21 meters were found here. The quantity is many; with clean shape material broadly distributed and is rare for the home. o­nly the red coral washbasin pond and dogtooth in shape calcite crystallizes is incomparably precious. .The cave features a wide distribution of pure stalactites of every form, offering visitors and artistic treat to nature's marvellousness. Furong Cave has been cited as an "undergroud museum in China."
Chongqing has little frost and snow, much cloud and mist and abundant rainfall, especially in transition between summer and autumn. Its annual average temperature is about 18℃ with early spring, hot summer, short autumn and warm winter. The best traveling time is spring and winter.

Furong Cave Features

In 1993, Furong Cave was discovered by local farmers, and was opened to the public in June 1994. It was appraised as 'one of the best caves open to tourists in the world' by Mr. Andy, the Vice Chairman of World Cave Association.The accumulation and breakage of stalagmites records the evolution of the limestone in the cave. Numerous and varied speleothems demonstrate the amazing force of nature. The beautiful scene is a wonder that nature created. Professor Zhu Xuewen, the chairman of the China Cave Association, sings high praise to Furong Cave. He sees it as 'a bright-colored and splendid underground arts palace'.
Furong Cave is about 2,700 meters (8,858 feet) long, enclosing an area of 37,000 sq meters (44,251 sq yards). There are 100 species of sediment varying from carbonate to sulphur and over 300 scenic spots in the cave. The Glory Hall, covering an area of 11,000 sq meters (13,156 sq yards), is the most spectacular. The magnificent stelae, stalagmites and stalactites are splendid and astonishing to the eye. The huge stone waterfall and curtain are 15 meters (49 feet) in width and 21 meters (69 feet) in height, which are quite grand. The palm-shaped stalagmites are as smooth as jade. The texture of the stalagmites is delicate and pure, which is rare elsewhere. The red coral and calcite are very precious.

Furong Cave Tickets

Furong cave fee and opening hour
Ticket : 70 yuan
Opening hour: 8:00—17:00

Furong Cave Transporation

You can go to Wurong by coach at Chaotianmen Bus station, the ticket is 65 yuan. And then go to Jiangkou town by bus.

The Best Hotels in Furong Cave

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