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Kunming West Hill (Xishan Forest Park)

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West of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
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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

1  Thank _sissywang9
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

Thank juntimani
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.

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.

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

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

Thank Tycon
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Visited April 1. I visited Xishan by Subway Line 3 which was very convenient. Ride it to the very last stop. As you disembark, just follow the local Chinese, there's no chance to get lost! Just 200m from the subway station there is an eating...More

4  Thank Laowai_Phil
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Easily reach by subway. Came in the morning on a weekday and there are already lots of locals doing their morning exercises and hikes. There are many temples along the way and eateries at the start of the way up. Bus services were quite regularly...More

1  Thank goncalves
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We went there on the 3rd week of January . Weather is nice temperature between 7-19 degree calcius. Kunming Yunnan province is known as spring whole year. However the temperature will drop to the lowest at night. Glad on winter still can see the sun....More

Thank Norazah A
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Accessible from subway line 3, last stop. I was with friends and we hired a car to the top from here. There is also a bus, which is more economical. Then walk down towards Dragon Gate. It was a cloudy day, which affected the view....More

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16 September 2016|
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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.