China's largest ice cave groups found in Shanxi Province
Updated 14:58, 28-Jan-2019
CGTN
00:48

A rare collection of 14 ice cave groups has been found in Yunqiu Mountain in Xiangning County, north China's Shanxi Province. Thick ice froze inside the caves, creating sparkling icicles that dangle from the ceiling to create breathtaking scenery.

According to researchers, the mysterious sites represent the largest group of ice caves ever discovered in China. Many visitors and photographers have flocked to the site to admire the magical location and take pictures.

The scenery of Yunqiu Mountain in Xiangning County, north China's Shanxi Province. /VCG Photo 

The scenery of Yunqiu Mountain in Xiangning County, north China's Shanxi Province. /VCG Photo 

The waterfall in Yunqiu Mountain. /VCG Photo

The waterfall in Yunqiu Mountain. /VCG Photo

Multi-colored slides in Yunqiu Mountain during summer season. /VCG Photo

Multi-colored slides in Yunqiu Mountain during summer season. /VCG Photo

Yunqiu Mountain is a 4-A level scenic resort that receives thousands of visitors every year. Normally, people pay a visit specifically for its temple fair and the Zhonghe or Longtaitou Festival, a traditional Chinese festival which falls on the second day of the second month of the lunar year.

Now, this unique frozen world offers another sightseeing choice for those who fancy a visit during the upcoming Chinese New Year holiday.