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Gejiu (个旧; Gèjiù) is the capital of Honghe prefecture in Yunnan, China with population about 140 000.

Get in[edit]

Every day lot of buses from Kunming, ¥80, takes 4-6hours (depends how driver follow rules). Additionally, many enjoy the privacy of hiring a black car to pick them up from varying locations around Kunming to many cities around the southeast area of Yunnan.

Get around[edit]

Buses around city for ¥1 with oldschool wooden seats. Mostly same/similar route going through center - Lake Jin.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Jin lake (金湖; jin hu) is lake in the middle of city. You cannot miss it! There are some parks around, Jinhu Culture Square (金湖文化广场; jinhu wenhua guangchang). It is also known more commonly to the residents of the city as Gejiu Hu ('Lake of Gejiu').
  • Manhao scenic spot (曼耗风景名胜区; manhao fengjing mingshengqu) - (Baohua park, Baiyun mountain, Datun lake)

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Take a walk around the lake, cause literally you can go around it in just under 1 hour. After dinner time, many citizens come out of their home and enjoy spending time playing near the lake. Their activities include mob dances, badminton, biking, roller skating, and singing. The activities go well into night and often end at around 12 am.

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Eat[edit][add listing]

There are very good roasted sausages all around the town in small stands, most are safe to eat, but make sure that the vendor seems trustworthy. There are various food stalls and privately owned family restaurants along the length of the lake.

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Get out[edit]

Yuanyang - terrace fields; several buses everydayCreate category

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