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Yuxi

Yuxi is a city in Yunnan.

71km

24.354102.54

Yunnan

Yunnan (云南; Yúnnán) is a province in southern China, bordering Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam as well as the Chinese provinces and regions of Guangxi, Guizhou, Sichuan and Tibet.

79km

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Heijing

Heijing is a city in Central Yunnan Province.

112km

25.3782101.7464

Yuanmou

Yuanmou is a rural county in Central Yunnan. It is administratively part of Chuxiong Prefecture.

115km

25.70785147101.87264245

Dali

Dali (大理; Dàlǐ) is a city in Yunnan Province in China famous for its old town and handicrafts.

291km

25.70027778100.15638889

Leshan

prefecture-level city in Sichuan, China

462km

29.5667103.7667
Sights

Green Lake (Kunming)

lake of China

1.7km

25.05041944102.70227778

Yuantong Temple

the most famous Buddhist temple in Kunming, Yunnan province, China

1.7km

25.055039102.710348

Yunnan Military Academy

Yunnan Military Academy, Huangpu Military Academy and Baoding Military Academy are called “three major strategist cradles in modern China”.

1.9km

25.0508102.6994

Kunming North railway station

Kunming North railway station is an old railway station in Kunming, the capital of China's Yunnan Province. It was the terminal of the metre gauge Kunming–Hai Phong Railway, but now only sees very limited service.

2.4km

25.06102.71944444

Daguan Park

Daguan Park is a lakeside park located in the southwestern suburb of Kunming, Yunnan, China. Today many locals come to sit, drink tea, fly kites, and go boating. Among shady walks and pools, Daguan's focal point is Daguan Ge, a square, three-storeyed pavilion built to better the Kangxi Emperor's enjoyment of the distant Western Hills and now a storehouse of calligraphy extolling the area's charms. The most famous poem here is a 118-character verse, carved into the gateposts by the Qing dynasty scholar Sun Ran, reputed to be the longest set of rhyming couplets in China. The park is set on Daguan Stream, which flows south into Lake Dian, and there are frequent hour-long cruises down the waterway, lined with willows, to points along Lake Dian's northern shore. Lake Dian, also known as the Kunming Lake, is the largest lake on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. At Longmen of the Western Hills, there is a panoramic view of the lake.

4.4km

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World Horti-Expo Garden

botanical garden center in Kunming, China

6.3km

25.071567102.759376

Golden Temple Park

The Golden Temple Park, or Jindian Park, is a Taoist bronze-tiled temple in Yunnan, China, and is the largest bronze temple in the country. It is located on the Mingfeng Mountains, seven kilometers to the east of Kunming.

8.3km

25.09027778102.76944444

Qiongzhu Temple

building in China

9.8km

25.06888611102.62886944

Kunming Institute of Botany

botanic research institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

10km

25.1339867102.7418331

Western Mountains

The Western Mountains or Western Hills are a scenic mountain area located 12 km to the west of Kunming, Yunnan, China. They are formed by the Huating, Taihua and Luohan mountain ranges rising above the eastern and northern banks of Dianchi Lake.

13km

24.95305556102.62305556

Dian Lake

lake in Yunnan, China

24km

24.80055556102.67138889

Anning, Yunnan

County-level City in Yunnan, People's Republic of China

28km

24.919102.478

Jiuxiang Scenic Region

Jiuxiang Scenic Region (九乡风景区) is located in Jiuxiang Yi and Hui Autonomous Township of Yiliang County 90 km away from central Kunming, Yunnan Province, China.

70km

25.07611111103.34416667

Stone Forest

71km

24.82527778103.32361111

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Kunming

China
Kunming (昆明; Kūnmíng) is the capital of Yunnan Province in China. Known in China as the City of Eternal Spring, Kunming is at an almost-tropical latitude but with a 2000 m (6600 ft) altitude, which gives it a very temperate climate. However, in winter it has been known to snow, so if visiting in December–February, pack warm. Also, when it rains - it's cold.

Personal note

Kunming is the gateway to Western China. The pace of life is slow here. The world is somehow more beautiful and real. Here your English doesn't get you far.

I met my now wife Linzy here and she probably would have stayed in Lijang forever if it wasn't for love and to be honest I wouldn't have blamed her.

If you have the good fortune to be here, escape the city. Head to Dali or Lijang or Shangri La and see the world at its most content.

Check out the Yunnan Chuxiong Yuanmou Earth Forest in Yuanmou for incredible scenery.

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Climate

Average temperatures

Jan

15°C2
Precipitation: 16 mm

Feb

17°C4
Precipitation: 16 mm

Mar

21°C6
Precipitation: 20 mm

Apr

24°C10
Precipitation: 24 mm

May

24°C14
Precipitation: 97 mm

Jun

24°C17
Precipitation: 181 mm

Jul

24°C17
Precipitation: 202 mm

Aug

24°C16
Precipitation: 204 mm

Sep

23°C15
Precipitation: 119 mm

Oct

21°C12
Precipitation: 79 mm

Nov

18°C7
Precipitation: 42 mm

Dec

15°C3
Precipitation: 11 mm
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