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  • A visit to the small town of Wenquan

    A one-day tour to the small town of Wenquan, including the Caoxi temple and Yunnan Buddhist college.

  • The Yunnan-Vietnam Railway

    This special railway lies in the mountains was built during 1903-1910 in the very late time of the Qing Dynasty, connecting Yunnan of China directly to Hai Phong of Vietnam. ...

  • The Dian Style Chinese Restaurant

    This charming restaurant conveniently located near the City Centre deserves a visit and is decorated with comfort and food service access in mind with a unique atmosphere....

  • The local wholesome vegetarian meals

    We recently had lunch at The Green Garden Restaurant managed by a non-profit organisation who provides fresh wholesome vegetarian meals including seasonal fruit for people of modest means....

  • Around Kunming: the Earth Forest

    Like the stones (Stone Forest) in Kunming, the earth pillars in the Earth Forest another natural miracle in Yunnan have been given various names by the locals. ...

  • The floral gem: Yunnan camellia

    The 2012 International Camellia Congress in Chuxiong of Yunnan, the event for 2016 is set to take place in Dali, and next will most probably be in Kunming. Why? ...

  • What to do in the Stone Forest in Oct

    Since the travel peak of China's National Day Holiday has gone, enjoy the Stone Forest where these pictures tell you the "things to do". ...

  • Historic site: the Forced-to-Death slope

    An in-depth article for historic sites in Kunming, depicting the story of the death of the Yongli Emperor who is the last emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)...

  • The story behind the Zhongai Archway

    Among the landmarks in Kunming, Zhongai Archway in the downtown is historically attached to a story of Saiyid Ajall Shams Al-din who was the governor of Yunnan in the 13th century....

  • Zheng He, the great Chinese voyager

    Many international travellers may know well about the city of Kunming, but seldom about Zheng He who is the greatest navigator in Chinese history and Kunyang of Kunming is his hometown. ...