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Address: Daguan Lu, Lake Dian, Kunming 650118, China
Phone Number: 0871-8242448
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7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

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beautiful park with migrated seagulls

Daguanlou park is a very beautiful lakeside park on the lakefront of Dianchi Lake. It is only few kms from downtown. Entrance fee is 20 yuan. There is a pavilion named Daguanlou... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Daguanlou park is a very beautiful lakeside park on the lakefront of Dianchi Lake. It is only few kms from downtown. Entrance fee is 20 yuan. There is a pavilion named Daguanlou standing in the park. Also beautiful lake with the migrated seagulls which u could see only in winter. If u walk further, u could see amusement park.

Thank Nalati11
Singapore, Singapore
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383 reviews
335 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is one of the best lakeside parks I came across in China. It combined the awesome natural landscape scenery with children amusement entertainment. On one corner of the park, not far from the entrance, the amusement park occupied a substantial area with its large slide playground, carton gardens, mini-zoo, games machines, toy trains, cars, pirate houses. The amusement park... More 

1 Thank soh_kien_peng
Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We took a taxi to this park. The entrance fee was 20 RMB. The park was big. It had nice garden. The park had mini amusement park in it. Tons of willow trees and bamboo. It seemed to be a dating spot for yung people. Old people were playing kites and card games.

Thank pikaboo55
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Really enjoyed our time walking around, taking photos and relaxing. I imagine parks like these were popular in America around the turn of the century - it was like stepping back in time. The rides were more expensive than anticipated.

1 Thank LauraLazewski
Seattle, Washington
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96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The park was very big and there were lots of people, so it seemed a little crowded. The park rotates its themes throughout the year, and now it is the chrysanthemum festivals. They were gorgeous and brought a lot of joy to the local people.

Thank chicbean
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We detoured here for a break during a very long walk around Kunming, and it was a good choice! With the big lake, walkways and plenty of trees for shade, it was a nice place for a bit of relaxation. The lake dominates the park, so there isn't much green space to walk around on or sit on, but there... More 

Thank OnTheCoastAl
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My husband knew there was "a park" here from a morning jog, but not what it was so we wandered out there on a Saturday morning. The old buildings were nice, but as is typical for Chinese signs, they tell you the dimensions and location of the historical building you're standing directly in front of, but very little that is... More 

Thank Elisa C
Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

I went to Daguanlou due to misunderstanding. The old city of Kunming is rapidly giving way to the urban development. A lot of old buildings from 50s-70s were demolished and I would like to visit the remaining ones. A local salesman suggested me to come here. I didn't make myself clear of the definition of 'old buildings' to him. The... More 

Thank Karmaexplorer
Portland, Oregon
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105 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

I must specify that we were on a tour and was only given 30 minutes to explore Daguan. I remember a tower, paying 2 yuan to go up the tower to see the Lake Dian from a few stories up high. Like Green Lake, seagulls ruled the lake. Hawkers sold bird feed and bread for people to feed them. Its... More 

Thank Muselulu
Grobbendonk, Belgium
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Huge park with monuments and beautiful bronze sculptures.

Thank BelgiumAndre

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