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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), Kunming
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Cloaked by lush vegetation, Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park) boasts numerous scenic spots and historic sites, such as artificial grottoes and ancient Taoist temples. To some, the hills look like a sleeping beauty lying on the edge of the lake, while others recognize the image of a giant sleeping Buddha. Hike up the hill on the flight of narrow and uneven steps to reach the 200-years-old grottoes carved out of the sheer cliffs. Along the way, you will pass corridors and pavilions with colorful sculptures. You can also take a chairlift to the top, enjoy the panoramic views of the lake and the city, and then walk down the plank road from the grottoes. Plan to visit Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Kunming attractions using our Kunming holiday planner.
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  • Same place than the dragon gate with a different name. Nice view, intresting experience with the telepheric. Plan to eat before the start .... 
  • On the side of the entrance to young music role hear Chinese Yunnan Province died of drowning in the sea of Japan, grave, Longmen. This is a great place for bathing. Near the bamboo rice, a store selling food characteristic of Yunnan is easy and delicious.
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  • My favourite part was crossing the Dianchi Lake with steel contraption and enjoying the nature. It was quite a hike but worthwhile the visit. I was there during raining season and the trails was quite...  more »