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Kunming World Expo

No.10 Shibo Road, Panlong District, Kunming 650233, China
0871-5012367,0871-5012284
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Ranked #17 of 153 Attractions in Kunming
Type: State Parks, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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seattle
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

From downtown Kunming we took one or two city buses. The city buses are cheap and a little uncomfortable. But if you know how to use one, or have a guide, you don't need a taxi or tour bus. The park is huge! We arrived around lunch time and left near closing. There wasn't enough time to see everything. Each... More

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Kunming, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We went here in April 2013. It was during dry season, and clearly it was out of season for the expo as well. There wasn't much to see considering the high admission fee.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

Just after entry... a sound wow will come out from your mouth. Very big area. So i will suggest you to make whole day plan...otherwise you will be tired. But some portion of this botanical garden is not well maintained .... so i gave three star.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The array of flower beds were amazing but i wish the language barriers are taken into consideration especially the tiacket booth and at least the buggy drivers should be able to speak english. And PLEASE becareful of the buggy ride drivers. It's only CNY25 per person to get the buggy ride..we almost got cheated right smack infront of the ticket... More

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Long Beach, California
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287 reviews 287 reviews
200 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I really like the section here where they displayed gardens and famous sites from all the provinces in china. It was a great way to get a flavor of all the different provinces in china. They are currently trying to include some amusement park rides here. As for the foreign portions of the expo most of those are gone now... More

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Austin, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Kids loved all the anime costumes and great variety of merchandise, esp. One Piece and League of Legends swag...fun expo!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

If u are interested in garden arts or landscape stuff,u should go and enjoy the different garden characteristics of lots of countries , like USA, UK, Spain, Germany , India, Thailand, Malaysia, Italy, Netherlands .......so many more....at the same time, this expo garden presents 32 different gardening landscape or style of different states of China....each place is different ,,,it is... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Wonderful travel site for family, couple, single. You can easily found all facility you need. This place become a fabulous area after 2009 Expo. You will need at least 4 hours in order to finished your trip. I would recommend this place as a weekend play site.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

Great Gardens, it will take you many hours to see them all, so budget your time accordingly. Sadly, the focus now seems to be selling Jade in the "Jade Museum", and not on the Gardens themselves, many attractions/halls were closed and it was very apparent that selling Jade was now the #1 goal. Still, it is a very good and... More

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Seattle
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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

World Expo was open in 1999, a long time ago. Now many parts of the park have been privatized or closed. If you simply want to enjoy the stroll and the sight of trees and plants, it's fine. But the ticket is terribly expensive. And it's hard to get a taxi back to the city (or hotel).

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