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

Nature in Kunming

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

Historic Sites in Kunming

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

Shopping in Kunming

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

Side trips from Kunming

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

Hidden gems in Kunming

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

Places to visit with Kunming

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