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Dian Lake (Dian Chi)

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The shores of the sixth largest freshwater lake in China have many scenic spots.
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Southwest of Xishan District, Xishan District, Kunming 650228, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took a taxi out to the lake for about 30RMB from the City Center. Really pretty lake and the seagulls were fun to see. Lovely big boardwalk to stroll along. We were there for the Spring Festival so there were lots of food booths for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019

great views with water and beautiful mountain ,lots off people here ,come to see the seabirds,take photos

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank liuyui
Reviewed January 20, 2019

After a filling rice noodle soup lunch, we walked along Dian Lake and enjoyed the antics of the people and seagulls. Water views with hills beyond made gorgeous views. Enough stuffed gull/bread crumb vendors, but not too many. Scattered bathrooms along the way. A fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SOS520106
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Dianchi lake during the night as well as during the day and both times it looked mesmerising During the day there were a lot of seagulls cackling in the lake and flying in excited combinations over our heads There's speed boating in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anita7871
Reviewed November 13, 2018

3 Major kinds of Birds : Seagull, Pigeon, Swallow are there. Appointed stalls selling bread for feeding Seagull which are lovely and like to queue up in a line. Pigeons are so brave to stay where they are. They did not move even I walked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lily M
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Dian Chi area is really a great day out if you're visiting Kunming. The area is huge and it has heaps of restaurants, scenic walks and even golf courses. Dian Chi lake is a massive waterway and you can take a boat trip or just...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dkinsman
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Dianchi area is way less crowded compared to other attractions in the City Center of Kunming. If you are fond of walking, and just having that relaxing stroll with a beautiful view, then Dianchi Lake is just perfect. There are several souvenir shops, restaurants, and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iskonggala
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Went to Green Lake on a Sunday afternoon and found such a weird and wonderful mix of culture that I would have to recommend it. Lots of traditional music, including minority dance from different parts of Yunnan and other shows which were just plain psychedelic....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Slazengergekko
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Stunning scenery and a major relaxation area for the city of Kunming. The lake itself has been very polluted indeed but strenuous efforts are being made to clean it up. A visit here, however, is not to be missed. It's very busy, it's very noisy...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Feinschmecker12014
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We went here during our stay in kunming. Nice location for a walk. With boating and a kids playground. Location next to minority’s village also a nice sightseeing spot.

Date of experience: May 2018
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