This is one of the earliest caves open for tourism and it is known
as the wonder of the world caves.
Yellow Dragon Cavern is a typical Karst cave, an area of irregular
limestone in which erosion has produced fissures, underground
streams, and caverns. So far, the discovered cave is about 15
kilometers long and 140 meters high, covering an area of 48
hectares. The Cavern can be divided into two parts.
One is the dry cave, and the other is the water cave. Even in the
Yellow Dragon Cavern, there are caves inside caves, and one cave
may lead to many others. Sometimes there are caves under the ground
too. Stalactites, stalagmites, stone blossoms, stone curtains,
stone branches, stone canals, stone pearls, and stone macrospores
can be seen here and there in the cavern, which constitutes a
fantastic yet natural scene.
The features of the Yellow Dragon Cavern can be summarized into six
sentences. First, it features numerous mysterious caves. Second, it
boasts to be one of the largest of the karst caverns in China.
Third, the limestone in the cavern is a variety of fantastic
shapes. Fourth, the limestone here is colorful, glittering and
translucent. Fifth, the limestone and the water here sometimes give
out attractive sounds, like music from heaven. Finally, boating is
possible in the under streams in the cavern.