The Xishan National Scenic Location sits on the Western outskirts of Kunming, near Dianchi, and only 15 kilometers from the city center. The forest here is dense and beautiful, a gorgeous sight to behold from the peaks of the mountains. In addition to the natural landscape, visitors can also enjoy a number of ancient monuments, including ancient holy sites like the Huating Temple and Taihua Temple where visitors can pray. Also worth visiting are the Longmen Grottoes, carved by Qing Dynasty artisans.
1. The March festival at Xishan (East Mountain) is an event not to be missed, and it pulled in many visitors from neighboring Kunming city for a festive moment of singing and dancing. 2. You can take sightseeing buses and cable cars from Dian Lake Park to tour the East Mountain Scenic area.
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Although there was a lot of tourists it was still worth the walk up to this senior area overlooking kunming.The cable car up to the cliff face provides a great view of the city. Decent is easy after that. you can follow the stairs down and take a bus back to the start. Toilet facilities at the bottom and top but not really many on the walk up to the cable car. Food available in same spots also
Xishan Huating Temple, Taihua Temple, Sanqing Pavilion, Nie'er Tomb, Yulan Garden cover the depths of Maolin Xiuzhu, Longmen Grottoes are embedded on the cliffs of Qianmen, thousands of acres of small stone forests, Luohan Mountain Feiyun Qixiu Feifei, momentum The majestic lakes and mountains, rich and rich thousand years of history and culture, make Xishan unique mysterious charm.
In Xishan Forest Park, the most rare thing is the fresh air in the forest. The view from the heights overlooking Dianchi Lake and even Kunming is different.
If there is a place to look at the whole picture of the city, it is definitely the best. Kunming also has such a good place. Take the cableway in Dianchi, Kunming, and arrive at Xishan, overlooking the entire Kunming city and Dianchi Lake. If you want a better view, you need to visit the Longmen Tourist Area to see more magnificent scenery.
Winter Kunming Dianchi Lake is also the best time to see the red-billed gull, there will be many red-billed gulls flying next to it, really beautiful.