Unearth the mystique of the Naigu Stone Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, nestled just 9 km northeast of the Major Stone Forest. Named after the Sani term for "old and black," this 30 square kilometer marvel pulses with a primitive and mysterious atmosphere. Its rough, black limestone peaks conjure images of an ancient, solemn palace, and its unique karst topography mimics a forest of petrified trees.

Venture into the heart of this stone forest and unearth an intricate network of caves, a testament to the site's rich geological history. Hike to the top for panoramic vistas of the “black stone sea,” or meander along the rocky trails, each step echoing with tales of the land. The landscape is peppered with uniquely named rock formations— from the "Eight Immortals" to the "Tooth of God," every limestone silhouette tells a story.

Getting there: Travelers can board a direct bus to the Naigu Stone Forest from the East Coach Station. Tickets are priced at 29 RMB each. Buses operate at 30-minute intervals from 8:00 AM to 6:30 PM, with an estimated travel time of 2 hours.

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  • NameNaigu Stone Forest
  • AddressNorth of Shilin Scenic Spots, Shilin County, Kunming
  • Hours8am-6pm
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Naigu Stone Forest • North of Shilin Scenic Spots, Shilin County

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