Situated in the tourist scenery area of the Three Gorges, connected by river and land with Chongqing, Fuling, Fengdu, Wushan, Yichang and Pengshui along Yangtze River and its tributary,Wujiang River, Furong Cave lies in the east of Jiangkou town, Wulong county, Sichuan province, less than 3 kilometres from the town, where Wujiang River meets its tributary, Furong River.
Furong cave is a large limestone cave with 1846.8 m in length, 30 - 50 m in width and the same in height, in which the biggest room covers more than 11000 m2. Inside the cave, every kinds of speleothems including carbonate and sulfate is a feast for the eyes, rich and colourful,widespread in distribution, pure in quality and perfect in shape. Many kinds of the speleothems have not been found before in China, especially coral and dog-tooth like crystalline calcite flowers which is developing in pond and a variety of heligmites (helictite) , calcites, crystalline gypsum flowers which developed in the wall of the cave are even much rarer in the country and seldom seen in the world. The cave scenery, composed of these speleothems, is so exquisite wrought glorious, gorgeous the single, magnificent the whole that the eye can not take it all in.
Now,three scenery areas have been developed, with 2000 metres in its tourist route and more than 30 scenery sites, of which 10 are first-class sites in the world.
Furong cave, is set up with modern facilities such as acoustics and tape-recorded speaking system, and scientific lamp boards and lamp boxes,its light design reflects the whole effects and artistic dynamic characteristies,and the hue is restored to its natural colour,whose developing is made by Committeeon speloeolgy, the Geological society of China,on the basis of scientific research and demonstration,in accordance with high demands and high starting point.
Visiting Furong cave is not only obtainment of happy moral enjoyment of natural art and magic but also enrichment of many useful speological knowledge.