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City of Eternal Spring
With a temperate climate at 2,000 m (6,600 ft) and a variety of tourist attractions, Kunming makes a popular gateway for exploring Yunnan Province. Exquisite temples and pavilions offer plenty of opportunities for sightseeing in Kunming, which you can combine with countless gastronomic tours. The city details its rich industrial heritage at ancient locations now turned into museums, while other museums cover ethnography, railway, zoology, and military themes. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore a long limestone cave, visit a stone forest, or marvel at the backdrop of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountains at the mysterious Black Dragon Pond. Make the most of your holiday in Kunming by finding out about its attractions and choosing what to see using our China visit site.
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Private Full-Day Stone Forest and Jiuxiang Cave Tour from Kunming BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $285
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One day Kunming city classic Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $175
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