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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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Ntexas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Took the gondola car across the lake to the entry point. Its a long walk to where the stairs and path lead upward. If just arrived from sea level, would suggest a bit of time to acclimatize to the elevation before going up. The route up is well marked and there are numerous places to stop and view lake Dian.... More 

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Dunedin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Tough walk in the middle of Summer, amazing to think how old the gate is and a marvel in the way it was made. Not sure if it was worth the effort though.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I went to Xishan ( Western mountain ) with my friends. We took the cable cars up to the upper mountain around 15 minutes, we stopped at the Dragon gate and we walked along the way there. While we are walking we were able to see the great view of Kunming. Wow! I hope to visit there again!!

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Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This is tricky, you will never imagine this cave coz they will take you down by lift and then start the trail. get yourself to toilet first, it will be a long way for toilet. Watch out for slippery floor and hand holding! This is a giant cave with many narrow paths so selfie people need to watch your way.... More 

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Germantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The views from Dragon Gate are wonderful. On the way up visit the temple were the students leave their prayers for good grades. On the way down, check out the temple with the large guard sculptures and the tomb of Nie Er, who wrote China's national anthem. It is a long way up and it is usually crowded on weekends... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

You get quite a nice view, and the tour is well organized, but if you come from the Alps you may find it "just ok"

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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Additional Information about Kunming Dragon Gate

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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