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Day Five: Enjoying flowers in Kunming

Since you have come to the “flower city”, viewing flowers is a must, and the best place to soak in flowers in Kunming is the Kungming World Horticultural Expo Garden.

Kunming World Horticultural Expo Garden is a legacy from the 1999 World Horticultural Exposition. It is 4 km from downtown Kunming. The garden showcases iconic horticultural landscapes duplicated from 95 countries, as well as different cities and provinces across the nation.

The garden, which covers 13,250 square meters, has ive exhibition halls: a Chinese pavilion, global pavilion, “human being and nature” pavilion, technology pavilion, and a greenhouse. In addition, a rafting entertainment project is also available at the garden.

Entrance to Kunming World Horticultural Expo Garden [Photo/IC]

Address: 10 Shibo Rd, Panlong district, Kunming
Opening hours: 8:00-17:00
Ticket price: 70 yuan
Half price for children between 1.2 and 1.4 m, full-time students, and visitors between 60 and 69 years old with valid certificates
Free admission for children under 1.2 m and visitors over 70 years old with valid certificates

An alternative place to view flowers in Kunming might be the Kunming Dounan Flower Market. The market has developed into the largest flower trading market in China. In the market, you can find almost all kinds of flowers in the world.

Address: Chenggong district, Kunming
Recommended duration for a visit: four to six hours
Ideal sightseeing time: March to October

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Last Updated: May 10, 2019

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