Stone Forest in Shilin, Yunnan, China

The Stone Forest is a notable set of limestone formations located in Shilin Yi Autonomous County, Yunnan Province, China, near Shilin about 56 miles from the provincial capital Kunming. The Stone forest are formed with tall rocks with many looking like petrified trees thereby creating the illusion of a forest made of stones. Since 2007, the Stone Forest have been UNESCO World Heritage Sites as part of the South China Karst.

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