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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The cave is breath taking. I've not seen such a large complex cave in my life. It can take few hours of exercise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaiSiong
Reviewed August 20, 2018

You can take No. 3 metro in Kunming and get off at last station here is where western hill located, then buy a group ticket to Dragon gate where is my favorite. If you want to hike, climbing the mountain and enjoy fresh air. Group...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank sissywang
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

If you stay in Kunming, Xishan mountain is one of the place that I suggest you to come. Cable car is good because you can see the topview between the way that is very beautiful. Dragon gate also beautiful of nature. But I came here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank juntimani
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Loved the views. Tranquil and relaxing up there. So much history too. Take the cable car up though and walk down. You can easily spend 2 hours here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hajijohn
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Rope car travel is too good to reach the destination, the hill has 4 places which includes Dragon Gate.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank venkatesh454
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Our second trip to Xi Shan was just as good as the first with better weather but more people, so I recommend avoiding sunny weekends! There is now a subway, line 3 terminus, from the city centre. Recommend take the bus - buy RMB 88...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Synthomer
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We traveled to the top sites by chair lift and walked down using the many hundreds of steps carved out of the rock by hand over generations. At every cave a small shrine had been built. Thanks to our private guide Vivian of China Odyssey...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Tycon
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Visited April 1. I visited Xishan by Subway Line 3 which was very convenient. Ride it to the very last stop. As you disembark, just follow the local Chinese, there's no chance to get lost! Just 200m from the subway station there is an eating...More

Date of experience: April 2018
4  Thank Laowai_Phil
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Easily reach by subway. Came in the morning on a weekday and there are already lots of locals doing their morning exercises and hikes. There are many temples along the way and eateries at the start of the way up. Bus services were quite regularly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank goncalves
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We went there on the 3rd week of January . Weather is nice temperature between 7-19 degree calcius. Kunming Yunnan province is known as spring whole year. However the temperature will drop to the lowest at night. Glad on winter still can see the sun....More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Rowena L | Reviewed this property |
Far from city centre, close to Xishan the tourist spot. To save time, taxis at modest cost will be better choice.