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Address: No.2 Cuihu North Road, Wuhua District, Kunming 650031, China
Phone Number: 0871-5034114
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Quiet strolling

Beautiful, friendly campus worth a stroll if you are in the neighborhood. Some of the architecture is very well preserved, although it has lost some of it's energy since the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Portland, Oregon

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English first
Kunming, China
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

If you want to check out university life in Kunming come here. Very nice to walk around through the university small park and see the students learning, romancing, etc.

Thank Tim Miguel S
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful, friendly campus worth a stroll if you are in the neighborhood. Some of the architecture is very well preserved, although it has lost some of it's energy since the main campus has now moved to the outskirts of town. Good place for pick-up basketball with locals, or skateboarding on the long walkways!

Thank KojoHakam
Southern California
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130 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The climate of Kunming allows a wide variety of flowers and greenery to flourish, and indeed it does at the entrance to the university. There are a daunting number of steps for those looking for the exercise, but an easier asphalt path to the left. Once on campus, a good map is helpful because the campus layout is a little... More 

Thank Euro_hopper19
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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41 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The university was the host of the conference. They were very helpful and go out of their way. There are nice places to visit in the university. There is a very ancient building where imperial court exams were held. When we were there, a student held a painting exhibition. We also watched students talented in dancing. The night market beside... More 

Thank Jude G
Chonburi, Thailand
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74 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The campus is not close during night time not until midnight. Lights made it more attractive to take photos. The school they do have their own hotel and outside to it were surrounded by food and souvenirs shops.

Thank franciscyril
Adelaide, Australia
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423 reviews
153 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This must be one of the finest university campuses that I have visited. The buildings are grand and their scale is very impressive. The library is worth having a look at with the wonderful glass roof/ceiling. It is a real metaphor for the modern China.

1 Thank Roger B
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93 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

There are some fine buildings on the campus, but it's unfortunate that so many of the gardens have been destroyed and concreted over for car parking.

Thank ADBell
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47 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Lovely campus that's close to restaurants. Take a walk through and around the campus - some buildings are over 100 years which you don't see so much in China.

1 Thank Warwick John F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I visited the university on my last day. I don't have any plan on my last day. Then one of my roomate which is one of the local people volunteer to show me around the university area. Its nice to spend your time just strolling there and have a look on how the local university look alike. Its near Green... More 

Thank ariza213
Lyons, Colorado
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63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Beautiful landscape and architecture, a very relaxing peaceful environment to enjoy an afternoon walk.

1 Thank SequoiaRose

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