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Address: At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
Phone Number: 0871-84266689,0871-8427475
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Best place to view Kunming from a top.

First we took the aerial cable car from Dianchi Lakeside which will take you to the bottom of the park entrance, then you take another ride with a ski lift in open air. It was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Its certainly worth the visit, make sure you book a visit as l done this with a taxi and was hard to get too. And then also waiting or hoping that the taxi driver would be there afterwards. View is assume

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

First we took the aerial cable car from Dianchi Lakeside which will take you to the bottom of the park entrance, then you take another ride with a ski lift in open air. It was quite a long ride with beautiful scene on your left side however we were exposed to the sun as we travelled during early summer seasons.... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is a bit like a mystery tour and it is best to discover each section without knowing what comes next. Suffice it to say that it starts with a shuttle bus from a parking lot. After that you are on your own but make sure you take the cable car up and the stairs down rather than the reverse.... More 

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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

To visit the Dragon Gate, it is a long hike up the Western Hill or a short bus ride. We saw many people walking up/down the winding street but to me this seems like at least a 1 hr+ walk one way. I highly recommend the bus. Otherwise once you reach the Dragon Gate, you need to get to the... More 

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Kunming, China
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I really don't understand the hype about this place... It's crowded and expensive : 88 or 100 kuais unless you want to walk 15km on a nothing-to-see road with buses...

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place is beautiful. We got lucky and picked a day that attendance was low because the path and the stairs are narrow. The cable car was under construction so we took a bus to the base of the stairs. Do not go if it is raining, there are about 500 stair steps to reach the Dragon Gate and the... More 

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

i can't say it is not nice to go on top of the hill to take a look in the city, but it would not be in my priority list again. the hill is nice and there are many temples on the way up, as we got only 3 hours for the tour we got a bus and a short... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Went there on our own and didn't expect a lot of hiking, though a little tiring but it was all worth the view. For every stop we made we were enjoying the view and admiring how well constructed the place is that also right at the cliff of a mountain, just amazing! Weather was pleasant, we went there during end... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

take care as the walk is quite long and maybe a little exhausting(it was for me) but it is worth it. the view is really nice and the experience of all the small temples on the way is truly remarkable

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kunming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The title says it all really. This is one place that lives up to the hype. Unfortunately, the entrance fee is quite high and is only heading in one direction. This seems to be an issue throughout Yunnan and especially the Xi Shan (West Hills) area of Kunming.

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Additional Information about Kunming Dragon Gate

Address: Address: At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
Phone Number: 0871-84266689,0871-8427475
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Kunming
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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