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  • History of Yunnan University

    Yunnan University is the university which has the longest history in Yunnan province. There are one building in the Donglu campus even can be traced back to 1499 AD.     Yunnan ...

  • Ramble on Kunming Lake, Dreamily Return to Ancient Yunnan-style Castle

    Dianchi Lake is a "plateau pearl" in Kunming, also known as Kunming Lake. Driving along Dianchi Lake not only enables the tourists to see beautiful scenery of the plateau lake but also allow...

  • The Second Batch of China’s 20th Century Architectural Heritage Sites

    The list of the second batch of China’s 20th Century Architectural Heritage Sites has been revealed early this month. It covers historical, educational, residential, industrial building complex ...

  • TCG Nordica

    TCG Nordica in Kunming is a well-known culture center and a meeting place for Chinese and western culture. Concerts, art exhibitions and other events are held at the center. Started in April 2000 with...

  • Old Kunming Through the Oil Paintings of A 70 Year-Old Man

    With the rapid growth, the Spring City Kunming has become a modern travel destination in southwest China, Yunnan Province. But it seems hugely different from the lens of a senior, who have been living...

  • Ji Qing Xiang—A Time-honored Brand in Kunming

    Ji Qing Xiang is a well-known name to generations in Kunming. In 1859, the very first pastry shop had opened in Yunnan, ran by Manchurian Mr. Hu Shan and his son Mr. Hu Zeng Gui, who were Mr. Shu Xing...

  • Experiencing Jingpo’s Munaozongge Festival at Yunnan Nationalities Village

    Yunnan Nationalities Village is going to celebrate the Jingpo ethnic minority’s Munaozongge Festival from August 18 to 20. Munaozongge Festival is the grandest festival of Jingpo ethnic g...

  • Yunnan Non-material Cultural Heritage List of Food

    Recently, Yunnan has announced the fourth batch of provincial level representative non-material cultural heritage list of food, among which the most eye-catching ones are the cooking skills for a larg...

  • Qianju Street

    One of my friends once asked me whether the name of the Qianju Street has anything to do with money, since the word Qian literally refers to money. The name Qianju, for sure, has close relationship wi...

  • Family Ma’s Yard

    Family Ma’s Yard is the most intact Bai-style house in Kunming which has won the UNESCO Asia Pacific Annual Cultural Heritage Protection Award in 2001. Built in 1923, this yard was the ...