Gardens in Menglun

Tropical Botanical Garden

Lovely tropical gardens – the largest botanic gardens in all China – with many rare plant species and decent English and Latin signage. Don't miss the Distinctive Plant Collection. In addition to the main...

Gardens in Jinghong

Tropical Flower & Plants Garden

This terrific botanic garden, found west of the town centre, is one of Jinghong’s better attractions. Admission gets you into a series of gardens where you can view over a thousand different types of plant life...

Pagoda in Damenglong

White Bamboo Shoot Pagoda

Surrounded by bamboo stands and rubber plantations, this pagoda dates back to 1204 and is Damenglong’s premier attraction. According to legend, the pagoda’s temple was built on the location of a hallowed...

Buddhist Temple in Xishuangbanna Region

Octagonal Pavilion

On the outskirts of the village of Jingzhen (景真, Jǐngzhēn), about 14km west of Menghai, is the Octagonal Pavilion, first built in 1701. The original structure was severely damaged during the Cultural Revolution...

Village in Menghan

Dai Minority Park

This was once the part of Menghan that everyone in this region came to experience, primarily for its classic temples and Dai families hosting visitors in their traditional homes. Now, it's a 'theme park' where...

Pagoda in Damenglong

Black Pagoda

Just above the centre of town is a Dai monastery with a steep path beside it leading up to the Black Pagoda – you’ll notice it when entering Damenglong. The pagoda itself is actually gold, not black. Take a...