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  • Temple Fairs

    There were 10 plus temple fairs in ancient Kunming, and the major current temple fairs include those in Golden Temple and Mount Xishan....

  • Camellia and Verses

    The climate of Kunming is suitable for the growth of camellia and camellia verses have become a component of Yunnan culture including Kunming....

  • Guandu Temple Fair

    The temple fair takes place during the Chinese New Year Festival and is one of the major temple fairs in Kunming....

  • The Lengthened Couplet of Daguan Pavilion

    The lengthened couplet of Daguan Pavilion was written by Sun Ranweng depicting the history of Yunnan and the landscapes around the Dianchi Lake....

  • Legend of Dianchi Lake

    As the largest plateau fresh-water in Yunnan Province, the Dianchi Lake also has a folk story that deserves to be known about. ...

  • Jinbi Brilliance

    It is one of the former Eight Scenic Spots of Kunming, telling about a special phenomenon about the Golden Horse and Jade Rooster archways in the downtown....

  • The Legend of Yi Ethnic Torch Festival

    As a traditional festival of some ethnic groups of Yunnan, the Torch Festival in Shilin of Kunming has a different legend....

  • Legends of Jinma and Biji

    Why are the Jade Rooster and Golden Horse archways the traditional landmarks of Kunming? The story will tell you!...

  • Legend of Mount Xishan

    A tragically romantic story about the West Mountain

  • The Legend of the Bamboo Temple

    This legend tells about the mythical story of the Bamboo and Rhino in the Bamboo Temple which is known for the gorgeous clay sculptures of Arhats....