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Kunming World Expo, Kunming

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A record-breaking garden in terms of the number of plant species it contains, Kunming World Expo features iconic landscapes copied from all around the world. Designed in 1999 for an international horticultural event, this botanical garden center boasts five indoor exhibit halls, three open-air exhibit grounds, and six themed gardens, including tea, bonsai, and bamboo gardens. Typical pieces of East Asian architecture are scattered around the complex. Add Kunming World Expo to your Kunming travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Kunming travel itinerary planner.
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  • As we were nearby. Had a briefed stop at the site of the Expo 1999. Beautifully touched up after so many years. The pavilions were interesting. And the flowers a sight to behold. Except for the hot we...  more »
  • This attraction has a number of slightly different names. It is also known as the World Horticultural Expo Garden and this entry relates to one exhibition hall that has a floral display based around a...  more »
  • This was an expo in 1999. The theme was gardens of the world. But it is the place to see plants from different parts of China and different gardening styles in China. The greenhouse is huge and an Ok ...  more »

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Attracting tourists year-round, Kunming provides a wide range of accommodations for a variety of visitors. Luxurious hotels lie on both banks of the Panlong River, while mid-range hotels cluster in the center. Popular among backpackers exploring this big city and the entire Yunnan Province, Kunming also offers a range of low-budget facilities in the downtown area. Choose from a number of budget options around the railway station and along Beijing Road north of the station.
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