Dianchi Lake

Dianchi Lake, also known as Lake Dian and Kunming Lake, is a large lake located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau close to Kunming, Yunnan, China. Its nickname is the "Sparkling Pearl Embedded in a Highland" and it was the model for the Kunming Lake in the Summer Palace in Beijing. It is a freshwater fault lake at 1,886.5 m (6,189 ft) above sea level. The lake covers 298 km2 (115 sq mi). It is 39 km (24 mi) long from north to south, and the average depth is 4.4 m (14 ft). It is the eighth largest lake in China and the largest in Yunnan Province.

Xishan Forest Park

Xishan Forest Park is a forest park located 15 kilometers west of Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China. Situated in Western Mountains (Xi Shan), which rise to the west of Dian Lake, it occupies an area of 889 hectares, its highest peak (Mt. Luohan) being 2507.5 meters above sea level, and about 620 meters from the water surface of Dian Lake. There are in the forest park several scenic spots, such as the Dragon Gate (Long Men), Sanqing Ge, Huating Temple, Taihua Temple, and the tomb of Nie Er, the composer of the Chinese National Anthem and a native of Kunming.

Yunnan Ethnic Village

The Yunnan Ethnic Village is an ethnographic village and theme park that displays the various folklore, culture, and architecture of 26 ethnic groups in Yunnan Province, China. The park's major goal is mainly to display some aspects of Yunnan's ethnicity, cultural diversity, and heritage. Located in the southwest suburbs of Kunming next to Dianchi lake, Yunnan Ethnic Village covers an area of 89 hectares including 31 hectares of water. It is classified as a AAAA-class tourist attraction.