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  • Cultural Shows

    In Kunming, there are three major cultural shows all of which are different from each other, and the best one is the Dynamic Yunnan choreographed by China’s reputed dancer Yang Liping.......

  • The Memorial Hall of Zheng He

    Zheng He (1371-1435), the famous Chinese navigator in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), was born in Jinning County of Kunming....

  • Jinri Tower

    The imposing and magnificent Jinri Tower originally built in the Yuan Dynasty is dubbed as "The Tower near the Sun" in the past.......

  • Pu’er Tea Culture

    Tea culture is the total of material civilization and spiritual civilization carried by tea, including the historical development of tea, humanity environment of the tea area, science and technology o...

  • The Yi ethnic Liqiu Festival

    A unique traditional celebration of the Yis living in Liushao Town of Xundian county, the festival takes place on the first day of autumn on the Chinese traditional calendar....

  • The traditional costumes which are a legacy of the Yi minority in Xundian

    A Yi ethnic member Ms Ma Guohua who devotes herself to the inherit of the Yi traditional costume techniques in Xundian County of Kunming. ...

  • Yunnan style embroideries:the art on the needles

    The delicate embroidering technique is vividly referred to as "the art on the needles", highlighted by minorities including the Yi, Jinuo, Zhuang, and Yao etc....

  • Small museums that hide in the city

    Small as they are, these hidden museums embodying the wisdom of the Kunmingese can obviously enrich the experience of visitors to Kunming which is often called “the city of museums”....

  • Mansions of Kunming celebrities during the Republic of China

    The hidden historical sites dwarfed by skyscrapers in Kunming also include those exotic Western style buildings and Chinese traditional courtyards constructed as mansions for politicians. ...

  • Culture heritages that are worth knowing

    Handcrafts are more than something to buy; they help deepen one’s knowledge of a destination like Kunming which has over 500 items of intangible cultural heritages....