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8km 4 3/4 miles south of Lake Dian, Kunming, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's commendably well managed set up..It's an every day fancy dress..With song and dance added. After walking thru and buying useless commercial ethnic handicrafts, Sofitel concierge Max and I reached this so called village. We took a buggy for 300 yuans for 2 hours. Ride...More

Thank hopeful1951
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Hui ethnic village has a mosque and serves Halal food. (please try the beef skewer, imho the best one ive tasted in Kunming) Entrance fees are steep at 175rmb but it was worth it considering the vast area, multiple tiny villages inside with real...More

Thank Nadia R
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Yunnan is full of different nationalities. You can learn a lot from here. Unfortunately one of the show we can make it was under construction and no announcement was made. We rented a 'tricycle' sort of thing but it's pretty 'rusty' to cycle in, so...More

Thank carmencsh
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I really wasn't sure what to expect but was really impressed by the educational and informative nature of the Nationalities Village. Yes you walk through the cop shops on the way in and out - but there are a great selection of teas and some...More

Thank Rogre
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

KUNMING best weather in China, people speak English and they are quiet happy to help, best hotel is the intercontinental

Thank manuelsabio
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Set aside a whole day to walk around the many villages. There are games and food in each village, and lots of little lakes and park areas to enjoy

Thank Ida S
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Basically an area with different ethnic minorities areas, there was no cultural explanation or exhibitions. Each area actually consists of shops and restaurants. Better spend the 90yuan admission fee elsewhere .

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is a must see when in Kunming. It represents many minority tribes that live in Yunnan area. There are many attractions in many area. When I went there. There was a water festival. You can see scheduled performances. The entrance fee is about rmb220...More

Thank francisxavierchung
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I am made to understand that Yunnan is hone to about 26 minority groups. If you would like to experience the cultures of these ethnic groups, this would be a good place to visit. As the attraction is quite well spread out, you should plan...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Awesome to place to be at.very well managed and maintained. But need full Day to explore the village. Brilliant for people who love to visit history based places.

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17 May 2017|
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Response from Jacqueline S | Reviewed this property |
Very simple: by taxi from anywhere in the city: generally only half an hour from the center of the city. There is no need to hire a car for the day to wait for you-- there are lots of taxis at the main entrance when you are... More
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Response from MaiJinJia | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it's about twenty american bucks a person. no family rate. It's clean, a bit like a Chinese Epcot and if you want a disney version of china, it's worth the ticket price.
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Response from Mat2818 | Reviewed this property |
Take bus 40. It takes about 45 minutes. If in a car, go south on Beijing Lu until the end then look for signs.