China and Asia’s largest fresh-cut flower trading market.China and Asia’s largest fresh-cut flower trading market.
Kunming Dounan Flower Market
Flowers are one of the most representative symbols of Yunnan. Dounan, on the eastern bank of the Dianchi Lake, is known as “Golden Dounan” and the flower capital. It has a flower market described as “China and Asia’s largest fresh-cut flower trading market.”
More than 10,000 people flock to the market every day, with more than 300 varieties of flowers on offer.
More than 280 tons of fresh cut flowers are also transported to more than 60 large and medium-sized cities across the country by air, rail and road. Some are also exported to neighboring countries or regions such as Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia.
In fact, the real trading time in Dounan Flower Market is generally from the beginning of the night until around 4am. But visitors normally drop by during the day to pick up some of their favourite blooms to take back home.
There are many logistics companies in the Dounan Flower Market, offering to package up flowers and dispatch them to designated cities.
How to get Dounan Flower Market
Metro Line: Take metro line 1 or 2, getting off at Dounan Station