8 increible things to do in Kunming.
Located in the south-east China in Yunnan Province the beautiful capital, Kunming, called also eternal city of spring.
It beauty, charm and perfect warm weather attracts not only Chinese visitors but also many foreigners.
Its pleasant climate make the flowers and plants to bloom all year long.
So, visit Kunming and don’t miss these spots during your traveling in this province.
1. Dianchi Lake.
The lake can be seen from any part of the city.
Its central locations, easy access from any part of the city make it an important attraction for visitors.
Dianchi Lake is vast, blue and beautiful. It is always surrounded by green nature and perfect environment for reptiles and different kind of fish.
2. The Stone forest.
Just outside of Kunming City, 70km away, with 500km2 this limestone formation reaches 270 million years old and attracts visitors both from China and overseas.
It’s beauty, unique and easy access with public transport will make you want to visit this place.
The natural limo stone formation that spreads for hundreds square kilometers surprises every visitor.
3. Western Hills Xishan Park and the Dragon Gate.
The Western Hill Park is a large forest made of several mountains including: Biji Mountain, Huating Mountain, Taihua Mountain, Luohan Mountain, etc. where on the top you will be able to visit and admire famous Dragon Gate.
This is an outstanding place for all those who love nature, hiking and temples.
Located around 12km outside of Kunming City Center, with very easy access with public transport, attracts many visitors.
Ancient temples surrounded by nature make this place unique and must-go in Kunming.
The hike takes around 2-3 hours in the forest where you can visit many temples including Huating Temple, Taihua Temple, San Qing Pavilion and on the top the famous Dragon Gate.
It’s a perfect place for walking and relaxing also you will visit many temples on the road or watch Chinese ethnic groups dance.
From the top of the hill you will see entire city of Kunming and the Dianchi Lake.
4. Yunnan Nationalities Villages Park.
If you want to learn more about this particular region and its authentic culture, then you should visit this place.
Only here you can meet and learn about architectural styles, folk customs, religious believes of 26 different chinese ethnic groups.
Yunnan Ethnic Villages Park is only 10 km away from the city Centre of Kunming with easy access with public transport.
5. Grand View Park or Davian Park.
This is definitely must-go place for all those who love Buddhist temple surrounded by nature.
In this park you can take a boat and admire spectacular view over Dianchi Lake, nature and also many small temples.
This place is perfect to step out of hustle and bustle of the city.
You can find here beautiful plants, gardens or pavilions with hundreds of colorful flowers.
If you like photography, you will have lot of amazing spots to photograph. Don’t miss it!
6. Jinma Biji Square
This place is perfect for shopping lovers!
You can find here basically everything! Come and visit this square and get some local souvenirs for your family and friends. You won’t regret it!
7. Try some local food!
Yunnan Province is also rich in delicious culinary.
This particular region in China has a lot to offer.
One of the most popular are Yunnan Spicy potatoes.
8. Visit local parks and enjoys performance of local artists.
Chinese people love music and dance.
Particularly here you can admire their passion for music and traditional dance.
Kunming City is very well know in China for its eternal spring climate and all year long blooming flowers.
More and more foreigners from across the Globe visit this city and province itself thanks to 72 hours Visa free policy.
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