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Kunming Xishan Forest Park

Address: West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
Phone Number: 0871-84266689,0871-8427475
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Ranked #8 of 152 Attractions in Kunming
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Though the 1st cable car couldn't be taken to take the big bus , there will be free car sending people to take it .You can visit the temple at the middle of the mountain (半山腰) ,there are altogether 3 殿 (parts). There will be a spot up in the mountain where there is a guy who will take your... More 

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Shanghai
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We got a taxi over the dam and the 94 bus goes back. Then we walk 50-100m up the highway to the side entrance. You'll see some street vendors there and people walking up. It's a favourite for the locals in the early morning. Very steep climbs will get your lungs going. The route has stairs - watch out some... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
39 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Good place to bird view of Dianchi Lake and Kunming city, and very fresh air in the Park. I dislike the high entry fee and additional fee required for battery car indsie

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Xishan does not only offer the casual Yunnan stone forest and magnificent scenery but also cultural heritage. You certainly would not want to miss the amazingly carved up temples along the mountain cliff. A gondola from Dian Chi (garden) can take you to the entrance to the park. Also there is a bus service by Xishan. Once inside you can... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Any online image search on "Yunnan" will be full of photos of the limestone pinnacles of this region, but make it seem inaccessible. This park covers a small portion of the region and makes it accessible with trails and stairs. It is some distance from Kunming, an hour plus by bus each way - and the bus station is already... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Unless you are going to Long Men or the temples, the forest itself is just a quiet place to walk. It was a fine walk, but that's it.

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Hong Kong, China
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

As a city, there's not much to see or do. In addition, there's a lot of construction going on so there's constant noise and the air quality is not great. That being said, Xishan Forest, Haigeng Park and the trip up to the Dragon Gate is worth a visit, providing a good view of the city as well as providing... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The view up there was priceless, able to view the famous dian chi and long men. The cable car and ropeway-leg ride were nice, you may enjoy the view while they carry you to the top of Xi Shan. I climbed all the way down just to have a taste of walking the steps, it was tiring but you get... More 

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San Angelo, Texas
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Words written on here cannot possibly describe the beauty of these formed rocks..... Breathtaking views. Be prepared to walk, but it is soooooo worth it.

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Ghent, Belgium
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Take Bus 9 (which costs only 1 yuan) to get there, it will drop you off near the cable car. I highly recommend taking the cable car over the lake, because the view is beautiful. There is so much to explore in the park where you can spend more than 3 hours easily hiking around. The "Miniature Stone Forest" was... More 

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