30 Things That Only Happen In China

Forest Made Of Stone

11. Forest Made Of Stone

China’s Yunnan province holds a mysterious UNESCO World Heritage site known as Shilin or the ‘stone forest.’ As the name suggests, this three-hundred square kilometre area is covered with huge stony structures. Made of limestone, dolomite, and gypsum; these rocks went through a thorough process of natural weathering to create this singularly occurring marvel.

270 million years old, it’s one of the most popular tourist spots in China. People particularly flock to visit the Ashanti rock, named in the memory of a lady who died preserving her freedom to marry the one she loved.

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