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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

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All reviews dianchi lake cable car dragon gate chair lift kunming city subway line shuttle bus small shrine enjoy fresh air climbing stairs famous dragon walked down spend half a day last stop local food admission fee hike
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Reviewed 24 January 2019

good place for walking in the whole day ,as long as weather is cool ,you can take some food and drink ,go to the hill have a wonderful tea break,haha lovely

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank petersullyy
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Our flight being at 1955, we came here since we have about 6 hours to spare. Place was quite crowded, you get Kunming city view. You get street foods (albeit, at tourist price - note the word tourist, not foreign tourist) and you get some...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Everything is great just that most of their electric buggy driver need to improve their manners. 一切都好,就是石林里的电车驾驶人员不很礼貌。得需改善。

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

The cave is breath taking. I've not seen such a large complex cave in my life. It can take few hours of exercise.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LaiSiong
Reviewed 21 August 2018

You can take No. 3 metro in Kunming and get off at last station here is where western hill located, then buy a group ticket to Dragon gate where is my favorite. If you want to hike, climbing the mountain and enjoy fresh air. Group...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank sissywang
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you stay in Kunming, Xishan mountain is one of the place that I suggest you to come. Cable car is good because you can see the topview between the way that is very beautiful. Dragon gate also beautiful of nature. But I came here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Loved the views. Tranquil and relaxing up there. So much history too. Take the cable car up though and walk down. You can easily spend 2 hours here.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hajijohn
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Rope car travel is too good to reach the destination, the hill has 4 places which includes Dragon Gate.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank venkatesh454
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Our second trip to Xi Shan was just as good as the first with better weather but more people, so I recommend avoiding sunny weekends! There is now a subway, line 3 terminus, from the city centre. Recommend take the bus - buy RMB 88...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Synthomer
Reviewed 14 April 2018

We traveled to the top sites by chair lift and walked down using the many hundreds of steps carved out of the rock by hand over generations. At every cave a small shrine had been built. Thanks to our private guide Vivian of China Odyssey...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from Rowena L | Reviewed this property |
Far from city centre, close to Xishan the tourist spot. To save time, taxis at modest cost will be better choice.