One of the great gems of Kunming, Green Lake Park is a major cultural center for the city, with music and dance enthusiasts jostling for space as they perform group dances and concerts throughout the park each day.
Named for the famous bronze shrine hall on its grounds, this Daoist temple is surrounded by forest and features many flowering camellia trees.
A zoo and park located atop Mt. Yuantong, in the middle of the city, offers gardens, shrines, and of course animals.
The giant grounds of the 1999 World Horticultural Expo feature museums, greenhouses, and garden pavilions in different cultural styles. Due to the large distances involved, we recommend the electric cart service.
This large garden park is heavily influenced by Daoist philosophy and culture. Even its famed pool is divided into a yin and yang side.
A large forested park with many wild animals on display. Feed lions and tigers for an extra fee.
A large scenic park on the edge of Dianchi Lake with many different landscaped gardens and structures and frequent events.
Part of the Kunming Botany Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, this large park has a variety of gardens in different themes and styles presenting over 7,000 species of plants.