Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Kunming

Kunming is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kunming one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kunming is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kunming or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kunming. Explore the historical monuments of Kunming with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kunming guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kunming page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Kunming with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Shilin Stone Forest

    #1 of 4 Historical Places in Kunming
    Shilin Stone Forest

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Tourist Center, Nature

    Address: Shilin, Kunming, Yunnan, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Yunnan province is blessed with natural vistas and breath-taking landscapes. Kunming’s Shilin Stone Forest is spread over a massive 400 square kilometres of land featuring large and small st...Read more

  2. Kunming Dragon Gate

    #2 of 4 Historical Places in Kunming
    Kunming Dragon Gate

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The best place to hike in the Yunnan province. The Kunming Dragon Gate is a natural high-rise tourist destination thronged by nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Overlooking the serene Dian Chi L...Read more

  3. Guandu Old Town

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Kunming
    Guandu Old Town

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: South-east's suburbs of Kunming, Guandu District, Kunming 650041, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Guandu Old Town is a confluence of history and cultural diversity of Yunnan province. Located in the south-east suburb of Kunming, the Old Town is now a Shaolin stronghold too. The old name of Guandu ...Read more

  4. Huating Temple

    #4 of 4 Historical Places in Kunming
    Huating Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Monument

    Address: Centre of Xishan Scenic Resort, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Buddhism has a significant presence in the Yunnan Province. Kunming’s pride is the Huating Temple situated on the Western Hills of the Mount Huating. Built more than 900 years ago, the temple st...Read more

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