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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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Yunnan Ethnic Village
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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.
Dian Lake
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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.
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Jiuxiang is located at Yiliang County in Yunnan Province; and though together with the renowned Stone Forest it is a vertical landscape of the karstic topography, the karst caves there are of its most characteristic feature. Numbering over a hundred in total, the caves in Jiuxiang are huge in scale and large in quantities; hailed as a "Museum of Karst Caves", it is a must-see tourist attraction outside of Kunming. The main tourism sites include Yincuixia (the Valley of Shadowy Greenery), Jinghunxia (the Valley of Freightend Soul), Xiongshiting (the Lion Hall), Cixiong Feipu (the Waterfall of Androgyny), Shentian (the Heavenly Field), etc.
Green Lake Park
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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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