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  • Dongsi Pagoda and Xisi Pagoda

    These two pagodas both constructed in the Tang Dynasty, are also symbolic architectures in the downtown of Kunming, which is an inseparate part of the culture experiencing in Kunming. ...

  • Pilgrimage to West Mt on Lunar 3 March

    One of the most traditional in Kunming, the festival includes a number of significant traditional cultural shows in the West Mountain (Xishan) Forest Park....

  • Kunming Camellia Festival

    This festival is held between January and March, and is dedicated to the city flower of Kunming-camellia....

  • Jindian Temple Fair

    Pilgrims on lunar March 9 pray for good luck, amidst the beautiful blooming camellias surrounding one of the major Taoist shrines, the Golden Temple of Kunming....

  • The Flower Festival of Yiliang

    Themed by flowers, visitors have a great opportunity to admire and buy a large variety of potted flowers and to participate in and enjoy various cultural activities....

  • The Torch Carnival

    In lunar June, what adds much to traveller’s experience of UNESCO site the Stone Forest naturally is the Torch Carnival of the Yi people. ...

  • Wenhuaxiang Alley

    Foreigners Street of Kunming, the place for expatriates and visitors to meet, relax, and maybe shop around or find a favourite restaurant or bar....

  • Arts and Culture

    The 26 nationalities of Yunnan province have made a significant contribution to Kunming’s cultural and social life, and the ethnic arts and culture provide a unique and diverse cultural experience. ...

  • Nanping Pedestrian Street

    The 700-metre-long street in downtown Kunming, known as The Home of Old Kunming, provides a lasting memory of the city....

  • The Golden Horse and Jade Rooster Archways

    The city’s iconic archways are as good if not better than any elsewhere in the world and provide a dramatic backdrop for visitors’ photographs commemorating their visit to the city....