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Where to go for limestone cones in Asia

The best of Asia karst

Petr Liška
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Where to go for limestone cones in Asia
Inserted: 05.05.2019
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Southeast Asia is famous for its karst areas with breathtaking cones. You can find them both in Vietnam, China, Thailand, but also in the Philippines or Laos. Come and see where are the best areas with limestone cones often towering directly from the sea

Vietnam

There is perhaps no more famous place in Vietnam than Halong Bay. You can also find beautiful karst cones in other locations such as Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark, Trang An and Phong Nha-Ky Bang National Park

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Thailand

Thailand's most famous karst area is between Phuket Island and Krabi Town. There is Ao Phang Nga National Park (with James Bond Rock), Phra Nang Peninsula, or other limestone islets such as Phi Phi and others

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China

China and its classic romantic pictures of rocky karst cones are predominantly from the Yangshua area and the Li River. Here you will find thousands of these photogenic cones

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Philippines

The most famous karst area of the Philippines can be found on Palawan Island in El Nido. Other cones are in Coron on Busuanga Island

Malaysia

The Kinta Valley is located in Perak, Malaysia. Around the Kinta River you will find a variety of limestone hills

Laos

The famous karst area is located directly around Vang Vieng city. Not only cones, but also beautiful caves can be found here

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