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Address: Southwest of Xishan District, Xishan District, Kunming 650228, China
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The shores of the sixth largest freshwater lake in China have many scenic...

The shores of the sixth largest freshwater lake in China have many scenic spots.

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Quiet during the week

We went on a weekday right after it snowed, so there were too many people in the park. The park is well kept and very relaxing for a stroll. The highlight was feeding the sea... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Guilin, China
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Guilin, China
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a weekday right after it snowed, so there were too many people in the park. The park is well kept and very relaxing for a stroll. The highlight was feeding the sea gulls that migrated down from Russia for the winter. They will take bread right from your hand, but are not aggressive and stay lakeside near... More 

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

It was nice to sit by the lake and listen to the gulls and the wind and smell clean, fresh air. I also took a boat ride and while nice i thought 60RMB was a little much.

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Kathmandu, null, Nepal
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had visited this place with some of my friends during my first visit to China. I Love this place so much.well maintained with nice garden in the bank of this lake,but it seems like sea because it have waves so beware of going in the bank.most visit if you been to Kunming!highly recommended!

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Thank Sudarshan S
Shanghai, China
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

We visited Dian Chi Lake in late December with our 2 year old boy on a lovely sunny day and enjoyed the experience. Hundreds of seagulls, apparently that have flown down from Russia for the winter. Thousands of fellow tourists feeding the birds, so best to walk abit further down the lake front to avoid the congestion. There are stalls... More 

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Thank Fantail79
Kunming, China
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50 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Dian Chi lake is a big lake right against the city of Kunming. It used to be very big, but decades ago they wanted to turn this lake in agricultural land and the government started pouring earth into the lake. They didn't finish their job, but the depth of the lake was greatly reduced, destroying the eco system. Currently in... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a large lake in Kunming that many people visit. One of the top attractions is seagulls. There is a very long walk way along the lake. Many people feed seagulls sitting on a wall and holding food in their hands. The seagulls will fly up to you and take the food out of your hands while in mid... More 

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Bankok
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We enjoyed feeding breads and biscuit to migrated seagulls. There are many many flocks of seagulls (more than Cui Hu a lot). Here is surrounded with mountains - not far from Xi Shan and Yunnan Nationalities Villagd. Some locals called this place as Hai Geng Gong Yuan (Hai Geng Park). You can walk further to Hai Geng Da Ba where... More 

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

We visited it briefly one afternoon, for about an hour. It's just a huge public park. We saw only a cruise boat that can take you out into the lake for a few hours. There's also spacious grass area for one to relax, or to watch people flying kites, families at place, etc. The lake only recently was badly polluted,... 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 2, 2015 via mobile

A pleasant trip with my wife. Value for money. Beautiful lake, cable care ride to Western Hills.Western hill consist of forest park and ancient temples with the famous Dragon Gate. Need to be adventerous to explore the Dragon Gate.Good infrastructure. Easy access.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Dian lake is a beautiful place to visit, it’s one of the top spots in Kunming. It’s a huge Lake, Hills are in background, nice relaxed environment with water birds are flying around. Speed boats cruising around with tourists, some large cruise vessels are also seen in the distance. The waves are quite big for a lake, quite an energetic... More 

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