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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park), Kunming

(4.2/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
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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  • If anyone came to Kunming, the Rose Garden Hotel right at this temple. If anyone came to Kunming and then may assume the Miss is very simple. But if all the good advice I see it because there was fascinated anyway. The map view, it don't forget to stick the water because you want to dim it will take quite a long time, as well.
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  • However, we wouldn't have missed this excursion for the world! We truly enjoyed the bus ride through the forest (part of the road collapsed on our way back, but all was well), the cable car ride up th...  more »
  • 黨校停車場旁邊有一條上山的小路,入口隱蔽,如果不是本地人,真的不知道會是在這裏常上山。 其實西山景點有好多,西山龍門、華亭寺、太華寺、聶耳墓、小石林等。 西山不高也不陡峭,而且登山徑亦有水泥梯級,不算太難走。走到一半,因為粗眉仔說想看看滇池,師傅便帶兩人繞遠路上山。 雖然天氣報告說晴朗,但天色麻麻,天空似籠了塊厚厚的灰布。 西山森林的景色甚為普通,甚至不如香港某幾個郊野公園,就當作是來森林浴好了。