Benxi is a historical city in eastern Liaoning Province with local legislative powers granted by the State Council. Archaeological discoveries in Miaohoushan trace Benxi's history back 400,000-500,000 years to the Paleolithic Era when early humans thrived here.

Benxi boasts 26 national and provincial scenic areas with nearly 1,000 attractions, including the UNESCO World Heritage site Mount Wanren with the Goguryeo Kingdom mountain city, Asia's largest natural grotto - Benxi Water Cave, birthplace of Northeast Daoism - Jiuding Tiesha Mountain, national forest park Guanmen Mountain, and more. With integrated mountains, waters, forests, springs and caves, Benxi is known as the "Scenic Wonderland of Eastern Yan".

Visitors can explore ancient ruins, spelunk otherworldly caves, hike verdant mountains, experience Daoist culture, and sample delicious local cuisine. Benxi's abundance of natural beauty and historical interest make it an unforgettable travel destination.

Best Travel Time

Available in all seasons, best in summer

Suggested playing days

2 days

Local climate

Temperate continental monsoon climate