Kunming, capital of Yunnan province and a historical and cultural city. Local people also call it “ Spring City” because its climate is like spring all year round. This trip we will show you Kunming daily life. We will visit Yunnan m ilitary a cademy, a famous military school in the last century and see local dancing and exercising in the green lake.
Welcome to Kunming, Yunnan!
In the morning, meet tour guide at gate of Green Lake Hotel (No. 6 Cuihu South Road) and walk through Green lake park, there can see local elder people doing their morning exercises such as dancing, singing and taichi, you can join in them for a little while experience Kunming style.Then go to Yunnan military academy, a famous military school from the last century, is on the opposite side of the park. The yellow building still its original apperence and combine western and eastern architual style. Guide will point its story when walking through. Then take a car to Zhuanxing Market which is one of the most popular markets in Kunming city. Here can see all kinds of food, like fresh fruit and vegetables, varieties of sausages and seasoning, handmade noodles and even roasted suckling pig used in ceremonies. For lunch, you can try lots of local snacks there.
The Dian Opera stage is hidden inside this market. Dian Opera, also known as Yunnan Opera, is an ancient form of opera typical from this region, which was even named an intangible cultural heritage in China. You can sit here and have a rest while watching the opera. Later we will head to Zhuangxing Park, where we can see elder Kunming people’s popular entertainment. After the trip your tour guide will help you get to your next destination.