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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 4 weeks ago

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

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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

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

Thank Feinschmecker12014
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.

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.

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

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.

Thank WongYF
Reviewed March 20, 2018

After a filling rice noodle soup lunch, we walked along Dian Lake and enjoyed the antics of the people and seagulls. A fun outing.

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

This lake is amazing for those who want to explore the. Outer area of kunming and theres a strip that you can walk for up to 3km and the. Hills is a nice view is where the Longman gates is located (dragon gate) and. You...More

Thank chunwangcheung
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

It's a huge lake at the fringe of kunming, accessible by bus 7 from downtown about 2rmb and 30mins ride. A very big lake, nice to take along walk around but otherwise nothing too muchto expect.

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