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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

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Address: West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
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1 Day Private Tour of Kunming Highlights including Dianchi Lake

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A place worth visiting while at Kunming

We went to see the West Hills while at Kunming. Although it was drizzling, we enjoyed the visit. The rope way for going up the hill was exciting and coming down more than 600... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the West Hills while at Kunming. Although it was drizzling, we enjoyed the visit. The rope way for going up the hill was exciting and coming down more than 600 steps was an adventure in raining weather. However the scenic beauty from up the hill was nice and worth visiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The West Mountain overlooks the Dianchi, which is the top five largest inland lake in China. This Yunnan Kunming landmark comprises the natural scenery with cliff hanging by the Dianchi, the lake. The remarkable part is the monument of Mr. Nier grave. mr. Nier was the composer of the China's national anthem. A very talented musician, great thinker and revolutionist... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

A beautiful place, not too far from the downtown. A nice walking until the Dragon Gate. It's definitely worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Very impressive how they built up the shrine up the hill. The shrine isnseperated into many parts and each parts you need to walk up the hill. The view is superb.

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Thank Kit A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This park is well managed. Good views .You can spend time here to enjoy fresh air and views.Lots of local tourists.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The nature and variety of trees in this area was quite diverse and beautiful. For nature lovers it's a breath of fresh air away from the city but don't think your escaping the crowds because it is full of people as well. But nevertheless very beautiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Nice hiking and views but nothing special. The dragon gate itself is mundane. There's a nice walk from the bus station (#6) to the main gate which you can skip by taking the tourist bus (12.5 yuan). The entrance to the park is 40 yuan and it includes the dragon gate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

"If you never visit Western Hill means you never visit Kunming" iT's that important place to visit. Visit it. You will never regret!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

We came to the hills as part of our trip in Yunnan area. We came on Sunday morning and it was more crowded than in the middle of week. Since our Chinese isn't good yet we understood that it's better to get the full service ticket (80¥) which is bus ticket, shuttle bus and entrance to the dragon gate. After... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

The park is very big, and if you follow the trail all the way back down the ground level it will take you the better part of a day. I explored many of the trails, especially the ones running underneath the gondola and while there isn't much particularly to see on the trail, it is clean and there are many... More 

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