Located in south of Libo County, southwest China’s Guizhou Province, the Seven Arches of Libo Scenic Area is one of the most enchanting landscapes of Karst topography.
The scenic area include two Natural World Heritage sites: Xiaoqikong Park (Seven Big Arches) and Xiaoqikong Park (Seven Small Arches).
Seven Small Arches (Xiaoqikong) covers an area of some 10 square kilometers. It has natural scenery such as waterfalls, virgin forests and lakes, and its scenery is exquisite and fascinating.
It is named after the small seven-arched bridge which spans the river.
Creepers, bamboos and the roots of old trees force the river to break through, forming a special and native scenery.
Seven Big Arches (Daqikong) is situated in an enchanted gorge where the clear water and green trees created an impressive impression of unreality.
It is dominated by virgin forests, caves, canyons, waterfall and fast-flowing streams.
The river dug its bed in the mountain, leaving no room for a river bank.
The waterfall at the base of the natural bridge. Calcium deposits from the Karst mountains give the water its signature blue color.
Come experience these two Natural World Heritage Sites for yourself.
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