Introduction to Dianchi Lake (昆明滇池)
Dianchi Lake is the sixth largest freshwater lake in China and includes a shoreline of over 160 kilometers (100 miles). It is also a natural cistern, being of great benefit not only to the water supply, flood control, shipping and fishery, but also to the climate conditioning.
Dianchi Road, Xishan District, Kunming, Yunnan Province (south-west of Kunming)
Haigeng Park, White Fish Park, Grand View Pavilion, Kwun Yam Hill, Yunnan Nationalities Village
Admission Fee: Free (10 yuan for Haigeng Park)
Opening Hours: All day long
Visiting time: 1 day
Best Time to Visit: November~January is the best time to appreciate the facinating landscape in Dianchi.
Take bus 24, 44, 73 or 94 to Haigeng Park.
1. Thousands of seagulls in Haigeng Park is a chaming landscape during winter which you do not want to miss it.
2. Dawn and dusk are the most beautiful moments in Dianchi, so try to get up early to catch the enchanting scenery.
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