Qilin Cave


Useful Information

Location: Guizhou, northwest side of the city
Open: No restrictions.
[2012]
Fee: free.
[2012]
Classification:  Karst cave
Light: bring torch
Dimension:  
Guided tours:  
Photography:  
Accessibility:  
Bibliography:  
Address: Qilin Cave, Tel: +86-, Fax: +86-,
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
Please check rates and details directly with the companies in question if you need more recent info.
Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:52:55 $

History


Description

Qianlin Park is a typical tower karst landscape with forested hills and limestone towers. It is located in the middle of the province capital Guiyang, only 3km from the city center. Qianlin mountain offers a lot for day visitors from the city, the Hongfu Buddhist temple, a cable car, Qinlin lake, the zoo, Qilin cave, two dams, and Sanlin Bay. The hill is full of monekeys, which seem to be the most popular thing to photograph.

Qilin Cave is a natural cave chamber, which was often used during history and has now become a sort of historic museum. During the the Chinese Civil War, the Chinese generals Zhang Xueliang and Yang Hucheng were imprisoned insed the cave. The exhibition room displays articles used by the two generals. General Zhang Xueliang was imprisoned by Chiang Kai-shek from 1941 to 1942. General Yang Hucheng was imprisoned around the same time, and finally he and his family were killed by Chiang in 1949. Both generals were captured after the Xi'an Incident


See also


Main Index | China | Guizhou Province
Last updated Terms of Use, © Jochen Duckeck.