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Kunming

3.4
Bodies of Water · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
City of Eternal Spring
With a temperate climate at 2,000 m (6,600 ft) and a variety of tourist attractions, Kunming makes a popular gateway for exploring Yunnan Province. Exquisite temples and pavilions offer plenty of opportunities for sightseeing in Kunming, which you can combine with countless gastronomic tours. The city details its rich industrial heritage at ancient locations now turned into museums, while other museums cover ethnography, railway, zoology, and military themes. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore a long limestone cave, visit a stone forest, or marvel at the backdrop of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountains at the mysterious Black Dragon Pond. Make the most of your holiday in Kunming by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our China visit site.
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Popular things to do in Kunming

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Green Lake (Cui Hu) ©
Water Body
Green Lake (Cui Hu)
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kunming Golden Temple ©
Historic Site
Kunming Golden Temple
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park) ©
Mountain
Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)
4.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kunming Dragon Gate ©
Landmark
Kunming Dragon Gate
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in Kunming

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Dian Lake (Dian Chi) ©
Water Body
Dian Lake (Dian Chi)
3.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kunming World Expo
State Park
Kunming World Expo
2.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Haigeng Park
Water Body
Haigeng Park
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Kunming Black Dragon Pool
Water Body
Kunming Black Dragon Pool
3.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Historic Sites in Kunming

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Yuantong Temple ©
Religious Site
Yuantong Temple
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Daguan Yuan Park
Historic Walking Area
Daguan Yuan Park
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Bamboo Temple (Qiongzhu Si) ©
Religious Site
Bamboo Temple (Qiongzhu Si)
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Dongsi Pagoda
Religious Site
Dongsi Pagoda
2.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Kunming

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Nanping Business Street ©
Shopping
Nanping Business Street
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Guandu Ancient Town ©
Flea Market
Guandu Ancient Town
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min
Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming
Flea Market
Flowers and Birds Market of Kunming
1.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Yunnan Wholesale Tea Market
Flea Market
Yunnan Wholesale Tea Market
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from Kunming

Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park ©
Geologic Formation
Yunnan Stone Forest Geological Park Shilin County
4.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
Fuxian Lake ©
Water Body
Fuxian Lake Chengjiang County
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Maotianshan National Geopark
World heritage site
Maotianshan National Geopark Chengjiang County
2.5
Duration: 8 hours
Stone Forest ©
Scenic Walking Area
Stone Forest Shilin County
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kunming

Yunnan Railway Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Yunnan Railway Museum
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Huating Temple ©
Religious Site
Huating Temple
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Tanhua Temple Park
Religious Site
Tanhua Temple Park
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Places to visit with Kunming

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