The site of 1999 International Horticulture Exposition, located in the northeast suburbs of Kunming, is a 4A national scenic spot.
The garden utilized the topography of the mountain and valley to display the achievements of horticulture and customs of the world. There are 5 exhibition halls, 7 theme gardens, and 3 out-door exhibition areas. The international outdoor exhibition area includes sections of 32 countries, 2 international organizations, and 34 gardens. In the Chinese outdoor exhibition area, a miniature of beautiful China, there are 34 gardens of 31 provinces, municipalities, autonomous regions, Hongkong, Macau, and Taiwan.