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Address: 8km (4 3/4 miles) south of Lake Dian, Kunming, China
Phone Number: 86087164311225
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A good cultural experience

This park was a little hard to find at first. If you make your way to the main lakeside park, and then walk to the centre of the park (where the red line stops and the blue starts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Gary M
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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104 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park was a little hard to find at first. If you make your way to the main lakeside park, and then walk to the centre of the park (where the red line stops and the blue starts (look at the road). There are a number of larger restaurants. Take this road directly away from the lake and the village... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was a great preview into the lives of the Minority people in China. While obviously commercial, the people were very pleasant and outgoing. Everyone I met was friendly and helpful. Not a Chinese speaker was not a problem as most had a basic understanding of English. A must see for visitors and locals alike.

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Chengdu, China
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38 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really interesting places to explore the many different ethnics groups that reside in Yunnan. A ticket is 90rmb. It's half price for kids and free from pensioners (with ID). You'll need a whole day to explore this vast array of ethnic villages. There are eateries scattered around so eating and drinking isn't a problem. I hope you find somewhere... More 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Visiting Yunnan Nationalities Village is a great opportunity to observe more about the Ethnic Minority groups in Yunnan. There are local touristy shops selling wide varieties of available local stuff with lots of eating places also. It’s a huge area, where one can spend time walking around just looking villages.

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New York
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This is my 2nd time to Kunming, tho to the Village is my 1st. I went 2 Fridays ago, just to satisfy my curiosity of many minorities I only heard of. I went mid-morning. That was a problem, as there were few visitors. As a result, the various minority sections hardly made a stir. I saw a few exhibits of... More 

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

One of the best place to know the 25 ethnics of Yunnan. Their culture and natural surrounding is reflection of what and how they live. Their handicrafts will reflect their talent in arts. The handicrafts originality is unique . Their tea house and culture of producing tea is very interesting and everyone should try their tea.It is a place for... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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66 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Let's start with a bit not so nice thing there. There're to many souvenir shops with the same things to sell. The bright side is the place is well organized and maintained. We had a lot of fun the whole time. It's nice to see the differences on the Yunnan minority. The place is really big and it was not... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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230 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

It was OK to waste a few hours. Its very large so you can spend hours at the place but we saw most of it in 3. I felt like most was store to buy handy crafts.

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Ottawa
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

You can easily reach the Yunnan Nationalities Village (Yunnan Min Zu Cun), take bus 24 or 44 from the Kunming train station. About 50 minutes drive. The park fees are about 90 RMB, 45 for over 60 and possibly free for 65 and over. On a beautiful sunny weekday in late October there was almost no one visiting the park... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Once you have past all the souvenir shops near the main entrance you enter a well laid out cultural educational experience. The 26 minority village settings each have at least one plaque explaining the history of that group and multilingual guides are available at the main entrance for 200 yuan for 2 hours and 50 an hour after that. There... More 

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