Cave, located in Caoping Village, 29km south of
Guilin city, is one of the most famous tourist
spots along Li River. Taking the shape of a crown,
this cave, standing on the bank of the Li River,
for hundreds of years, has attracted countless
poets, scholars and nobles. In 1637, Xu Xiake,
an ancient traveler in China, visited here and
was regarded as the first visitors to this cave.
cave lasts for 12km, and only 3km near the river is explored. Due to the perennial
obturation, the cave was well preserved. Inside the cave, stalagmites stand here
and there, grotesque and imposing, leading people into a fairyland. An underground
stream originating from Mt. Haiyang empties into the Li River from this cave,
with the deepest spot over 10 meters. Equipped with automatic light and sound
control guide system, the cave now looks more enchanting than ever. Besides, modern
facilities such as railroad car, yacht and sightseeing elevator provide convenience
Rafting on the river, people not only can enjoy
the wonderful sceneries in the cave, but also can experience the pleasure of exploration.
can go there by taking a bus at Guilin or making a stop at the Crown Cave Dock
during your sailing along the Li River.