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Top 5 December destinations in China  08:14, December 05, 2012

Top 5 December destinations in China

Want to escape from the freezing weather? Let guide you through the country's top five most suitable destinations to warm up this winter.

Top 5: Kunming, Yunnan (云南昆明)

Kunming, capital city of southwest Yunnan Province, is known as the "city of perpetual spring" for its pleasant year-round spring climate. As one of the most popular tourist destinations in China, Kunming has many must-see attractions, such as Dianchi Lake, Heilong Pond, Shilin (Stone Forest), Guandu Ancient Town, Cuihu Lake, Xishan Mountain, Ethnic Culture Village and the Horticultural Expo Garden. With a history of more than 2,400 years, the city is home to many ethnic groups, including Yi, Hui, Bai, Miao, Zhuang, Dulong and De'ang, which give the area a colorful and unique culture. Kuming is a warm respite from the country's wintery regions.

Travel tips:


Shilin: 140 yuan

Heilong Pond: 60 yuan

Guandu Ancient Town: 36 yuan

Cuihu Lake: free

Dianchi Lake: free

Xishan Mountain: free

Ethnic Culture Village: 70 yuan

Horticultural Expo Garden: 100 yuan

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