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  • 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....

  • The Yi ethnic Yueqin lute

    Cute and delicate, the traditional Yueqin instrument with exquisite workmanship is what visitors to Kunming feel like to buy as souvenir. ...

  • The Yi ethnic Sanxian musical instrument

    It is a local guitar played by men during the grand celebrations and festivals of the Yi ethnic people around Kunming. ...

  • [Museum]:Kedu Red Army Memorial Hall

    The museum is devoted to the Red Army that planned to ferry across the Jinsha River during the Long March. ...

  • Songming dough sculpture

    This kind of cute handicraft made from glutinous rice can be tailored according to the demand of clients....

  • The red bayberry festival

    The festival annually held is dedicated to the seasonal fruits highlighted by red bay bayberry in Fumin....

  • The Miao ethnic Huashan festival

    As the major traditional festival of the Miao ethnic group, the Huashan Festival mainly takes place in Luquan and Xundian counties of Kunming. ...

  • The small-feet dance troupe

    The 20-strong troupe is traditionally associated with local culture and history of Songming though the feet-binding has been discarded since the establishment of the PRC in 1949....

  • Mizhi Festival of the Sani People

    The special Mizhi Festival is traditionally attended by men, with mythical ceremonies in the Sani-inhabited areas around Shilin in the southeast of Kunming....