Karst wonderland in Southwest China

Updated: 2016-05-13 11:22


Karst wonderland in Southwest China

Tourists take photos of the stalagmites inside the Zhijindong cave national geopark in Zhijin county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, May 12, 2016. [Photo/IC]

Reasons behind the natural wonder are reportedly the crustal movement of Yanshan mountain and Himalayas.

On Sep 19, 2015, Zhijindong Cave National Geopark was approved by UNESCO as a world geopark, becoming the first world geopark in Guizhou province.