Subtropical Kunming is often called The City of Eternal Spring because of its temperate weather and its perpetual blooming flowers. Its short winters are sunny and dry. Some late afternoon thunderstorms occur in late July and early August. Its alluring highland scenery, bewitching karst landform, varied and exotic habitats, and custom and places of historical interests can be found at major scenic spots such as Dianchi Lake, Stone Forest, and Village of Ethic Culture, plus the Grand View Pavilion, and much more.
The Dian Chi Lake also known as the Kunming Lake and the Kunming Pond, and the Southern Lake of Yunnan in ancient times was a plateau lake with beautiful scenery. The lake is forty by eight kilometers 1,886 meters above sea level. The lake water and the sky seem to join together to make a city. The sea, dense mist, and rolling water are on the surface of the lake In addition, the sails are strolling above the water. It has claimed to be a pearl on the Yunguri Plateau for a long time. Being the largest lake in Kunming and the sixth largest fresh water lake in China, Kunming Lake is 300 square kilometers in surface area, 1,885 meters in altitude, and is about forty kilometers in length from north to south. The west side of Dian Chi Lake is the Mountain Forest, and on the east side there are lands that are dotted with fisheries agribusinesses. Traditional fishing boats still sail on the lake hooking and netting fish.
Kunming Lake is the Central Lake on the grounds of the Summer Palace in Beijing, China. Together with the Longevity Hill, Kunming Lake forms the key landscape area of the palace gardens. It takes up about three quarters of the whole area around the palace. On the lake there is West Dixie and Six Bridges and east dike, Seventeen Arch Bridge, Island of South Lake, and many more tourist attractions. Most of them were built according to the ones in Hangzhou. It has been claimed that there weren't any lakes at first. The Kunming Lake was the result of a much digging work and the earth from the lake made up The Wanshoushan Hill. The lake and the hill together form the beautiful views of the Summer Palace.
When the weather is fine, there are white flocculent or massive white clouds floating in the sky, the cyan water waves go under the golden sunshine and the surrounding mountains reflect the silhouettes on the water. If you take a walk on the shore of the Kunming Lake, then you will feel intoxicated by the beautiful landscapes. The most beautiful views of the Kunming Lake happen at dawn and at sunset. The refraction of the ethereal waves glitters on the surface of the water; like thousands of silver fishes that are swimming and playing in the lake. At night Kunming Lake lies silently and breathes peacefully like a sleeping beauty.
An ocean like Kunming Lake also known as Dian Chi Lake is the best place to go for those people who like to get away from the bustling city and like to be close to nature while staying in nearby Kunming Hotel.
Taking a voyage on a boat between the blue sky and the green water of the Kunming Lake and breathing in the fresh air and viewing the birds flying at your side is certainly and enjoyable, lighthearted, and freeing moment.