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Dian Lake (Dian Chi)

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The shores of the sixth largest freshwater lake in China have many scenic spots.
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Southwest of Xishan District, Xishan District, Kunming 650228, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Dianchi lake during the night as well as during the day and both times it looked mesmerising During the day there were a lot of seagulls cackling in the lake and flying in excited combinations over our heads There's speed boating in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anita7871
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

3 Major kinds of Birds : Seagull, Pigeon, Swallow are there. Appointed stalls selling bread for feeding Seagull which are lovely and like to queue up in a line. Pigeons are so brave to stay where they are. They did not move even I walked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lily M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Dian Chi area is really a great day out if you're visiting Kunming. The area is huge and it has heaps of restaurants, scenic walks and even golf courses. Dian Chi lake is a massive waterway and you can take a boat trip or just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dkinsman
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Dianchi area is way less crowded compared to other attractions in the City Center of Kunming. If you are fond of walking, and just having that relaxing stroll with a beautiful view, then Dianchi Lake is just perfect. There are several souvenir shops, restaurants, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Went to Green Lake on a Sunday afternoon and found such a weird and wonderful mix of culture that I would have to recommend it. Lots of traditional music, including minority dance from different parts of Yunnan and other shows which were just plain psychedelic....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Slazengergekko
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Stunning scenery and a major relaxation area for the city of Kunming. The lake itself has been very polluted indeed but strenuous efforts are being made to clean it up. A visit here, however, is not to be missed. It's very busy, it's very noisy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We went here during our stay in kunming. Nice location for a walk. With boating and a kids playground. Location next to minority’s village also a nice sightseeing spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank f00dl0ver1976
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for walking and relaxing. Amazing weather rounded up our walk there. Truly can be recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 2015_June
Reviewed April 7, 2018

A large lake and wonderful beauty possible to walk and walk in and see the view of the mountains,, where many seagulls and possible to feed them, you can spend a wonderful day, there are some small shops selling cakes, coffee and noodles. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lamyaa B
Reviewed March 21, 2018

DIan Chi is the must visit place at Kunming. You can see plenty types of birds at Dian Chi and the scenery is fantastic when you see from cable car.

Date of experience: September 2017
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