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The Dianchi Lake, also called ‘Kunming Lake’, ‘Kunming Pond’, and ‘Southern Lake of Yunnan’ during ancient times, is a plateau lake with beautiful scenery; it is about 1,886 meters (6,187.7 feet) above sea level. The lake water and the sky seem joining mutually, dense mist is on the surface of the lake, and sails are strolling above the water. It claims to be ‘a pearl on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau’ for a long time.

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Dianchi Lake (Dianchi), 370 square kilometers in area, 44 meters deep, and 1,885 meters in elevation, is the eighth largest lake in China and the largest in Yunnan Province. It is also the sixth largest freshwater lake in China, also known as Kunming Lake or Kunming Pond, was formed by the subsidence of a fault zone. It is a highland lake, much treasured both in the light of Kunming’s perennial spring weather and the splendid scenic beauty of the Lake District. Surrounded by hills and crisscrossed by streams, the lake basin is spread with thousands of acres of fertile fields reaching as far as the eye can see. The lake and the area around the lake are regarded as the center of Kunming’s attractions. Welcome to China, Chinatourguide.com is pleasure to provide service for your China tours, We also provide Thailand tour packages or Cambodia tour packages.

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The lake is crescent-shaped, about 39 kilometers (24 miles) in length and 13 kilometers (8 miles) in width at its widest. Its natural banks are formed by mountains on all four sides. More than twenty rivers nurture the lake which has a shoreline of 163.2 kilometers (101 miles). Four surrounding hills contribute to the picturesque landscape, making visitors intoxicated and linger around. You may appreciate the beauty of the lake and hills from a boat, and explore this cradle of Yunnan culture.

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