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Benxi Water Cave

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Large water cave

I’m not sure Laoning is worth visiting. But if you happen to be around Laoning, Benxi, or... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Davis, California
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Tourism's Delight!

We had the opportunity to visit the Benxi Water Cave in mid- April. As it worked out, our timing... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Coeur d Alene, Idaho USA
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Benxi Water Cave is a huge cave system located at the Taizi River. It is part of the Benxi Water Cave National Park.
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Xiejiawaizi Village, Xiaoshi Town, Benxi 117100, China
+86 24 4489 1198
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 November 2012

The Benxi Water Caves are located 30 km east of Benxi, Liaoning province, China. Nearest intercity Bus stop Benxi. 4 hrs ride from Dalian** and 1.5 hours ride from Shenyang**. A day trip is sufficient, but would be bit hectic, if you are not staying...More

8  Thank Sourav S
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Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Took us about an 1.5~2 hours each way to get there. The train takes about an hour and then you're greeted by hoards of militant taxi drivers. Take bus 16 to the local bus station and get a ticket for the water caves. Caves are...More

2  Thank gobey
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Pay for the foreign guide, pay whatever you can to avoid the lines. Bring your own jacket. they provide jackets because it gets chilly and water drips, but the jacket you get will be wet and the smell will range from funk to rank. Once...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I’m not sure Laoning is worth visiting. But if you happen to be around Laoning, Benxi, or Shenyang, these caves are worth a half day’s trip. My kids enjoyed walking through the cave and the boat ride. On a hot day, the inside of the...More

1  Thank PJChiang
Reviewed 27 April 2018

We had the opportunity to visit the Benxi Water Cave in mid- April. As it worked out, our timing could not have been better! The cave is a beautiful adventure but highly commercialized. There are a lot of people that visit here... just looking at...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Second visit to the water caves and still enjoyed the cave itself on the boat and enjoying the geological structures and its beauty. However, this attraction was all I was interested in. There was also a museum showing off some interesting rocks and other formations...More

Thank sophieshen2015
Reviewed 23 October 2016

It's a good drive outside the growing city of Benxi but is definitely worth seeing. Part of a big tourist attraction containing gardens, beautiful walks and a lake. After we finished the visit we drove for another 1/2 hour or so to the Benxi waterfalls

Thank w1llesden
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The caves are part of a larger complex housing a museum, water gardens, Tariz river and gardens. The entrance fee for all these was 180 Yuan each, car parking extra. The caves are visited by a trip on an electrically powered boat which is fairly...More

2  Thank Seadog40
Reviewed 29 June 2016

If you're close to the location or if you never been to any other cave it's worth to have a look, otherwise it's nothing out of the ordinary.Been there with a group of colleagues and spent around 2 hours.No waiting times for the tickets (200...More

Thank Brezo_R
Reviewed 12 June 2016

You can get there by bus(10 rmb),car or taxi(80rmb). The cave was wonderful and magical and way better then I expected. Like most Chinese tourist destination there is lots of people so make sure you arrive early.Also don't miss the opportunity to hike up the...More

Thank Tiaan J
Reviewed 11 March 2016

About an hour outside of Shenyang, we arrive at Benxi in the late winter. There is still a dusting of snow over much of the surrounding area and a good covering still on the ground in the parkland around the caves, which served to make...More

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is situated quite a long way out of town so can only be accessed by groups or those with a car. I have been in many caves in China and all are much of a muchness lit by multicoloured lights with even more...More

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