Top 10 Kunming Attractions and Things To Do

We listed the top 10 Kunming attractions for someone who is the fist time to visit Kunming. Kunming is the capital of Yunnan Province and is located in southwest China. It is warm and spring-like all the seasons, so it is also known as “Spring City”. It has flowers that bloom all the seasons, just like a large city garden. In addition to the beautiful scenery, there are many ethnic minorities gathered here, so that tourists can feel the simple national culture.The following is the top 10 Kunming Tourist attractions and things to do rated on TripAdvisor.

1.Kunming Dragon Gate

Dragon Gate is on the western mountain. I heard that if you jump over Dragon Gate , you can succeed in your studies. you can still see Dianchi lake when you climb to the top. moreover, under the western mountain is the ethnic village, which is very beautiful.

2. Yuantong Temple

Yuantong Temple is located in Kunming, Yunnan Province. It is the most famous Buddhist temple with the longest history, largest scale and most famous culture in Kunming. Yuantong Temple was founded in Tang Dynasty and has been built for more than 1200 years.

3. Green Lake Park (Cui Hu)

Green Lake Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the city and is called “Jade in the city”. Every winter, tens of thousands of red-billed gulls flying from the north overwinter in the Cuihu Lake, frolicking in the water and competing for bait, adding infinite interest to the Cuihu Lake.

4. Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

The Western Hills are also called Biji Hill. Looking from a distance, the Western Hills are like-women lying on the banks of Dianchi Lake. They are called “Sleeping Beauty in the Western Hills”.Here, with dense forests and fresh environment, overlooking the vast Dianchi Lake, has always been a good place for tourists to climb mountains and enjoy the scenery.

5. Dongchuan Red Land

Dongchuan Red Land has dazzling colors due to the high content of iron and aluminum in the soil. This is regarded as the most imposing red land in the world except Brazil. Seen from a distance, it is colorful and a paradise for photography lovers.

6. Yunnan Nationalities village

There are 25 ethnic villages such as Dai, Bai, yi and Jingpo in Yunnan ethnic villages. during ethnic festivals such as the water splashing festival and the torch festival, celebrations will be held in the scenic spot, which is worth visiting.

7. Dian Lake (Dian Chi)

Dianchi Lake, with beautiful scenery, is a national tourist resort in China and the largest fresh water lake in Yunnan. You can stroll along the east coast along the lake or take a boat tour. You can feed red-billed gulls in winter.

8. Kunming Golden Temple

Golden Temple is also called Tongwa Temple because its main hall is made of brass and shines brightly in the sunshine, reflecting the golden light of the emerald valley forest. The famous Golden Hall is part of the Taoist Taihe Palace. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1602) and is one of China’s four largest bronze halls, with the best preservation.

9. Nanping Business Street

Nanping Street is an ancient commercial street in Kunming’s history and an old financial, commercial and entertainment center in Kunming. Now it is also the core area of Kunming, with a long history and prosperous streets. It is worth visiting.

10. Yunnan University

Yunnan University has beautiful scenery. The Huize and Yingqiu Gardens are worth appreciating, especially the famous Ginkgo Road, which is one of the most beautiful scenery in Yunda campus. Yunnan University has a long history and its campus is full of historical feelings.

These are the top 10 Zhaotong tourist attractions and to-do items selected by TripAdvisor. If you want to know more about other Zhaotong tourist attractions, you can inquire on the website or consult relevant staff.