Kunming is the provincial capital of Yunnan Province, known as the "City of Eternal Spring". Endowed with a pleasant climate, neither severe winter nor extremely hot summer, it is one of the most pleasant and relaxed cities in China.
With a history of more than 2,400 years, it was the gateway to the celebrated Silk Road. Due to the pleasant climate, there are many historical and natural sightseeing left. The most popular attractions are: Stone Forest, Dianchi Lake, Kunming Golden Temple, Grand View Park, West Hill, Flower and Bird Market and beautiful gardens. Besides beautiful natural landscape, Kunming is also a modern city with impressive skyscrapers and Hi-tech international Groups. Yunnan Nationalities Village is a wonderful theme park displays the colorful folklore and architectures of 25 ethnic groups in Yunnan Province. Visitors could learn more about the minority culture in Yunnan through shows and performances, a folklore museum and a wax museum for folklore.
In order to facilitate the international visitors' short stay in Beijing, 72 Hours Visa Free Transit policy is carried out From Oct. 1st 2014. Passport holders of 51 countries and regions are granted a visa-free stay of up to 72 hours with a third country flight ticket.