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Dian Lake (Dian Chi)

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 spots.
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Southwest of Xishan District, Xishan District, Kunming 650228, China
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"above sea level"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Feinschmecker12014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place for walking and relaxing. Amazing weather rounded up our walk there. Truly can be recommended.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

A large lake and wonderful beauty possible to walk and walk in and see the view of the mountains,, where many seagulls and possible to feed them, you can spend a wonderful day, there are some small shops selling cakes, coffee and noodles. It is...More

Thank Lamyaa B
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

DIan Chi is the must visit place at Kunming. You can see plenty types of birds at Dian Chi and the scenery is fantastic when you see from cable car.

Thank WongYF
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

After a filling rice noodle soup lunch, we walked along Dian Lake and enjoyed the antics of the people and seagulls. A fun outing.

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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

This lake is amazing for those who want to explore the. Outer area of kunming and theres a strip that you can walk for up to 3km and the. Hills is a nice view is where the Longman gates is located (dragon gate) and. You...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

It's a huge lake at the fringe of kunming, accessible by bus 7 from downtown about 2rmb and 30mins ride. A very big lake, nice to take along walk around but otherwise nothing too muchto expect.

Thank Wennie W
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

This is a beautiful park and lake, with colonies of black-billed gulls from Siberia flying around. They are smart birds, and love being feed by sightseers and those of for a leisurely walk. With thousands of birds in the air, some sightseers will get hit...More

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

Beautiful day with zillions of red-beaked gulls all over, and almost as many Chinese snapping pictures of themselves and their children feeding them. Water views with hills beyond made gorgeous views. Enough stuffed gull/bread crumb vendors, but not too many. Scattered bathrooms along the way....More

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