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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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Dian Chi is a big lake next to Kunming. You get different views along the shoreline. I guess I'll just write about the Haigeng Park 海埂公園 because most maps usually put the Dian... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Daegu, South Korea
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I really didn't understand the attraction to this place. There was a ton of seagull and since the locals/tourists are feeding them the are constantly swooping down at people. Also where there is bird there is, the possibility of being hit with bird dropping... I didn't see anyone get hit, but its inevitable.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dian Chi is a big lake next to Kunming. You get different views along the shoreline. I guess I'll just write about the Haigeng Park 海埂公園 because most maps usually put the Dian Lake tourist attractions marker inside Haigeng Park. Multiple lines of public bus service stop here. It is easy to get here. When we were there in early... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nov is generally a low tourist season for Yunnan. Went to Dian chi and thankfully still have space to walk and enjoy the view. If you are in kunming and have spare time, can take a stroll by the lake where you can see close up view of seagulls.. or after visiting the tribe museum (forgotten the name of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This a most beautiful attraction for Kunming tourists, Covering an area of 306 square kilometers ( 118 square miles), the crescent-shaped Dianchi Lake is in the south-west of Kunming City.

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Intresting but nothing wonderfull. The water is very heavily poluted and in the summer can smell quit badly.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even when it was rainning, the tourists (mainly from the mainland) were busy feed the gulls....hahaha, you woul dthink they have never seen gulls before. Besides, that there was nothing much of an attraction.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Feel very well, water , mountain together looks very interesting. I a foreign come to Kunming, I would like to advice him to visit this park in evening must.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

If you only have half day tour in KunMing, I would highly suggest you go to Dian Lake ( DianChi ). Dian Lake is one of the most famous traveling place in Kun Ming city within Yun Nan province. It is a freshwater and largest YunNan lake at 1,886.5 m (6,189 ft) above sea level. it is nearby city, simply... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

You should visit this place in the evening around 17:00 or 18:00. The weather around here is very comfortable. You also can have some drink along the lake.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

At first, I and my friends didn’t plan to visit the Dian Lake. But when we got there we were attracted by the beautiful scenery. The breeze softly brushed our face, and the birds were flying in the sky. Fortunately, the sunshine was not so burning, so we rented a tandem bicycle then cycled around the lake. After our wonderful... More 

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