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Kunming Dragon Gate

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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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It was a good trip to Dragon gate in the western hill.. There is cable car taking you from Dian Chi Lake to the Western Hill. Very nice ride. The cable car ride and the visit to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
sanmugasundaran s
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a good trip to Dragon gate in the western hill.. There is cable car taking you from Dian Chi Lake to the Western Hill. Very nice ride. The cable car ride and the visit to the Dragon gate is a must do thing in Kunming.From the cable car and from the top of the hill the view of... More 

1 Thank sanmugasundaran s
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow, perhaps the name of Dragon Gate came from all the Kung Fu Masters who capable of leaping many thousand feet and met up for the final Kung Fu competitions where no other simple ordinary men can even dared of dreaming of reaching to its heights without proper safety helmets and gears for modern OSHA concerns. And yet, the winding,... More 

Thank Ann C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is accessible by public transportation in China. It is about `20 km from Kunming town. Worth visiting.

Thank Siokbee T
Hong Kong Region, China
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118 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

We walked from the Interconti hotel to the board walk along the lake. We walked the length of the lake walk and crossed the street to the ticket booth. Gondola goes over a pretty gross part of the water very slowly and then up into the mountains. It is a slow ride compared to other gondolas. Once up at the... More 

Thank threecharm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I only spent a short time at the village and took the free shuttle bus or you can take a taxi for 10 yuan from the village to the cable car.Then after a short trip on the cable car you can work your way up the mountain visiting various temples and do the loop to come down to Dragon Gate... More 

Thank Steven R
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

After a 50 min drive from our hotel, we reached the bottom of this hill that resembles a woman lying on her side, did not get the view point for this ourselves, we then got onto another bus that took us to the entrance to the park. We then learnt we would be tea Hong the top by chair lift,... More 

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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

The travel experience is a bit dicey, cos not many people speak English and not many signs in English to guide us…for example, the cable car tickets don’t specify as to what the ticket is entitled for and when on top u will have to buy different tickets at different entry points…..but realized later that we could purchase a ticket... More 

Thank Shiraz R
Kunming, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Probably the most interesting route to follow when you climb Western Mountain is to pass the road by this Dragon Gate. Very interesting, only issue is that it can get very crowded on weekends.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Didn't take any transport uphill. I walked all the way up and realised that I had to purchase tickets to venture even further upwards. The place was definitely worth a visit :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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