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About Kunming

Throughout the seasons of the year, Kunming is like springtime, leading it to be called "Spring City". For many people who come to Yunnan on holiday, it is their first stop. The nearby Dianchi Lake has 250 kilometers of coastline, all with brilliant natural scenery. There are super-large fresh flower markets. There are also cultural attractions, such as Yunnan University, Yunnan Military Academy, and the former site of Southwest United University. Trying out Kunming snacks, local Yunnan cuisine and wild mushroom hotpot is a must. Every year when winter comes, flocks of black-headed gulls fly here from Siberia; Cuihu Park and Dianchi Lake are good places for bird-watching and bird feeding. The area surrounding Kunming is also very exciting. Dongchuan Red Land is colorful like an oil painting. The Stone Forest has all kinds of different and interestingly shaped rocks. Guandu Ancient Town is also a good place to visit.

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Dian Lake
4.4/5
4,677 Reviews
Lake
Dianchi Lake is also called Kunming Lake. It is the sixth largest freshwater lake in China. It has the nickname of "Sparkling Pearl Embedded in a Highland". The lake is wide and spectacular. Every winter, a large flock of red-billed gulls migrate here from Siberia, making it a good place for bird watching and bird feeding. There are different ways to explore Dianchi lake. You can stroll around the lake, cycle, or ride a boat. You can also climb up to the Dragon Gate overlooking Dianchi Lake to get a better view of the entire lake.
Stone Forest
4.5/5
7,995 Reviews
Geological Sites
The Stone Forest is one of Kunming’s must-see sites. Boasting a classic karst topography, the Stone Forest is full of rocky peaks, jagged rocky outcroppings, water caves, and underground rivers. The Stone Forest is centered around the Major Stone Forest and Minor Stone Forest scenic areas. The Minor Stone Forest is thick with outcroppings of rocky peaks, and the Ashima Stone stands here, named after the legendary Yi maiden who turned into the stone when she was forbidden to marry the one she loved. At the Major Stone Forest scenic area, visitors can enjoy the reflection of the Stone Forest in the Lion Pool, or take a boat ride on the Stone Forest Lake.
Yunnan Ethnic Village
4.5/5
7,891 Reviews
Folk Village
The Yunnan Ethnic Village is located on the south side of Kunming, and is one of its most popular attractions. In the village, ethnic minority villages including those of the Dai, Bai, and Yi people are built to a 1:1 proportion. Each village has its own folk customs and craft performances. You can see the customs of many ethnic groups in Yunnan within a day. During minority festivals such as the Songkran Festival in April and the Torch Festival in July and August, the ethnic village will also host lively celebrations.
Green Lake Park
4.4/5
2,509 Reviews
City Park
Located in the northern part of Kunming city and opposite to Yunnan University, Green Lake Park is a beautiful city park in Kunming and is also the first choice for many tourists to visit in Kunming. With Cuihu as the center, Cuihu Park divides Chui Lake into five scenic spots. Among them, Huxin Island scenic spot is dominated by Qing Dynasty buildings, such as Mid-lake Pavilion and Fish Viewing Pavilion.

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Posted: 22 Oct 2017
Amy   
Only the Brazilian red land can compete with it in the whole world. The iron in the soil has gradually precipitated in the thousands of years. The local people have intensively cultivated this land and formed a unique and splendid land. This is known as God. The color palette in the hand is the Yunnan Dongchuan Red Land, which is known as the kaleidoscope of Sichuan and Chongqing.
Dongchuan Red Land is located in the east of Kunming, and belongs to Xintian Township in the Dongchuan District of Kunming. It is about 250 kilometers from Kunming to the scenic spot. The main attractions are located between 1800 meters and 2600 meters above sea level. The landscape mainly includes colorful slopes, Jinxiu Park, Luoxiagou, Luojiwan, Lepu concave...
The sun rises from the mountain to the east of Luoxiagou, suitable for sunrise and sunset, each season will have different scenery. ......
The millennium old dragon tree quietly waits for this piece of hot land, its roots have been deeply plunged into the red land...
Lepu concave is a place to sing, land Shown in the form of terraces, the locals ploughed in the fields, and the birds sang in the blue sky.
Jinxiu Garden, the mountains are enchanted, and the yellow wheat and green barley add a lot of color to this land.
I have seen many of the net red grandfathers in many Raiders on the Internet. There are many tourists who come here to take pictures. He has also become a full-time model. One person and one dog are very harmonious in this land. I also inevitably fall into the stereotype and the net red grandfather together, the photo will be based on your own expenses, do not force you to give more specific, have the intention to become
Posted: 1 Mar 2019
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