West Hill, also called the Biji Hill, is the Generic Terms of the Binao Hill, Huating Hill, Taihua Hill and Luohan Hill. West Hill is located in the western suburbs of kunming, and the west bank of Dianchi lake with 15 kms away from downtown, lies the Dianchi Lake and stands the Golden Horse Mountain. North begins from the Biji Pass to the Haikou in the north, it strenches 35 kilometers in total with the highest peak Luohan Peak 2, 511 meters above sea level.Rolling hills, look like sleeping Buddha, so it also called Wofo Hill. It has been hornored as an AAAA level secnic spot in China in October 2006.
It is a large forest park characterized by fluctuate ridges and peaks, green and flourish forests, stream spring, various birds and sweet flowers, and it is a famous scenic spot with a plenty of places of historic interest and scenic beauty. Main attractions include: huating temple, Taihua temple, Samcheonggak, Longmen, Samantabhadra temple and other places of interest. West Hill is a famous attraction featuring cultural relics, places of scenery, forest and scenic spots. The scenic spot scenic has highway, water shipping and cableway, which makes the traffic there convenient.
Dense forest, flourish flowers and grass, quiet and beautiful scenery make the West Hill enjoys the reputation of “No.1 scenery in Dianchi Lake”. The Huating Temple, with a history of more than 900 years, located in the middle of the West Hill, is one of the largest Buddhist temples in Yunnan which worthy your visit. Just don’t miss it!
Travel information: 1) Opening time: 8:00 a.m.~18:30 p.m. 2) Ticket price: 40 RMB/adult in peak season and 30 RMB/adult in slack season; 3) Best time to visit: spring time, summer time and autunm time as you can view the desen forest, flourish flower and beautiful scenery there; 4) Ways to go there: take the city buses line 3,4,62,98 and 107; 5) Duration: 3-4 hours.