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1. The Stone Forest, Kunming
A fantastic natural phenomena located 90 km southeast of Kunming. The various shapes of karst landscape was formed due to millions of years' movement of Earth. The Stone Forest area is the home of the Sani people, their folk customs has become one spectacular scene, the colorful embroidery and minority dances combine with the natural sceneries, which will surely leave you a deep impression..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.73 out of 5 (135 reviews)
2. The Dragon Gate on Xishan, Kunming
Located 37km west of the down town Kunming, the Dragon Gate in Western Hill is close to the Dianchi Lake. This group of grottoes, sculptures, corridors and pavilions were hacked from the cliff between 1781 and 1835 by a Taoist monk and his co-workers..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (35 reviews)
3. Green Lake Park, Kunming
Located just opposite Yunnan University, it is one of the most picturesque parks in downtown Kunming. There are nine spring outlets at north of the lake, so it was also named "Nine Dragon Pond" in ancient times. Here you may take a leisure walk or enjoy the performance (playing Taiji, Mahjong and local operal) by local people. In November and December every winter, huge flocks of red-beaked gulls migrate there from Siberia, constructing a nice scene..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.18 out of 5 (34 reviews)
4. The Grand View Tower, Kunming
It is located at the terminus of Daguan Road and is 6 km from the city center, near Dianchi Lake and facing Taihua Mountain which is on the other side of Dianchi Lake. Completed in 1690 during the Qing Dynasty, the park consists of hills, ponds, pavilions and rockeries in a style similar to that of the gardens of the Yangtze River Delta..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.14 out of 5 (17 reviews)
5. Yuantong Temple, Kunming
With a history of over 1,200 years, it is the largest temple in Kunming. In 1956, the grand ceremony of greeting and consecrating the Buddha's tooth was held in it. It was in the list among the key Buddhist temples in China issued by the State Council.
Avg. Member Rating: 4.35 out of 5 (13 reviews)
6. Bamboo Temple, Kunming
A Tang Dynasty temple known for its Arhat statues, is arguably the most famous of Kunming's temples. .
Avg. Member Rating: 4.41 out of 5 (12 reviews)
7. The Golden Temple , Kunming
It got its name because it is the largest and highest well preserved temple built of gold and copper. The most interesting attractions in the Golden Temple Park are the Taihe Palace and the Golden Temple. At the front gate, is a large horizontal board inscribed with the Chinese characters "Ying Wu Chun Shen", meaning "Spring abounds on Yingwu Mountain"..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.48 out of 5 (12 reviews)
8. Sani Minority Villages, Kunming
Around the world renowned Stone Forest clusters many small Yi ethnic villages which are collectively known as Sanni Villages. These ancient ideologically isolated villages are famous for their mystical ancient traditions and beliefs..
Avg. Member Rating: 3.64 out of 5 (11 reviews)
9. Kunming Bird and Flower Market, Kunming
The famous Flower and Bird Market is one of the most attractive places in the city, where spring reigns all year. It’s a comprehensive public spot for leisure, shopping, and trading. You will see shops and stalls of all sorts, especially those featuring flowers, birds, and fish. The Flower and Bird Market is also a popular trading place for antiques. It is a treasure trove for souvenirs. Prices are reasonable, and you can bargain with shopkeepers. Beware of fakes.
Avg. Member Rating: 3.34 out of 5 (11 reviews)
10. Xishan Longmen Chair Lift, Kunming
The Western Hills have the nickname of the "A Sleeping Beauty Hills". In actuality, the Western Hills is a forested and lovely park which is perfect, take the cable car to enjoy the natural sceneres..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.38 out of 5 (5 reviews)