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Jingxing Bird and Flower Market

Close to Nanping Street, Wuhua District, Kunming 650021, China
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Ranked #7 of 30 shopping in Kunming
Type: Flea/ Street Markets
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Sattahip, Thailand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

All flower and bird markets are worth visit due to colours and sounds and this was no exception. What made this exceptional is that it is in Kunming old town with its lovely old buildings. It is just off the Jade market

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California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Although the Bird and Flower Market as it was doesn’t exist, the street is still there with lots of vendors, craftsmen and a smattering of birds, insects, mice, cute rabbits, etc. and could be more or less called a “street market”. The street is being rebuilt and is closed off (sort of) to traffic – the ever present scooters and... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I was in Kunming last week and heard some much of the Bird and Flower Market. I asked the Hotel and even the tour guides but nobody seems to be able to point me to one. They all said that the big one is about 30 min from the City. On one of the tours, we asked the tour guide... More

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Kunming, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Just wanted to update this entry for the sake of first-time visitors. I went today (took the Number 5 city bus) only to find that most of it has recently been torn down. It's only a pile of rubble now. No more orchids, cactus, goldfish and baby rabbits. I realize there are several Bird and Flower Markets 花鸟市场 in Kunming,... More

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N.S.W. Australia
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30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

We really enjoyed wandering through this market area, not only were the birds, fish and puppies for sale the most exquisite silk flowers, as well as jade and jewellery of all kinds. The one thing I noticed no Tee shirts with Kunming for sale which makes a change from normal tourist markets.

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