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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
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$74.00*
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1-Day Private Tour of Kunming Highlights including Dian Lake
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Private Tour: 5-Hour Dragon Gate, Huating Temple, and Grand View Tower Tour in...

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get ready to climb

this is nice place in Kunming area. If you don't like to climb stears, than it's not for you. the view is good but don't excpect to amazing "dragon gate". it's just a small... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was taken there without knowing what it was and what to expect. The place turned out to be great. Filled with small temples throughout the place is worthwhile to visit and access tickets are cheap.

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Meitar, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is nice place in Kunming area. If you don't like to climb stears, than it's not for you. the view is good but don't excpect to amazing "dragon gate". it's just a small temple. I suggest to come in the afternoon for better view on the Dianchi lake and Kunming city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Good friends and good team, It was a fun-filled adventure trip ,It did not take long enough time 4 hours ,You must taste the four types of tea, You must be comfortable clothes and sturdy shoes so you do not slip

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Stunning views of Kunming from the top of this mountain. Easy taxi ride out to this site from Kunming. It's worth buying a ticket that includes the bus to the cable car, the cable car ride and the walk around the mountain sites. A really lovely spot to visit. Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Good exercise walking a lot of steps but be careful on slippery steps during journey. Take rest during breaks if needs. At certain point of journey,can have your photo taken and be collected at end of journey. No obligation on your part to purchase the photos, Reasonable price at 20 Rmb per photo print.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

"Long Men" was, so the automated guide says, built in the hopes of allowing Yunnan to produce a top scholar (Zhuang Yuan). Did it work? Apparently, and so everyone who passes by touches the "dragon pearl" (not actually a pearl) at the top of the gate in the hopes of getting some of that luck for themselves. Park is generally... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday and the weather was quite nice. We had so much fun on the lift on our way up to the top. We got to see the entire city of Kunming and Dianchi Lake from up there. The view is so awesome. And let's say peaceful. On the way down a lot of steps, but good... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

A great short hike, with great views of the city and Lake Dianchi. The climb is not difficult, but there also is a trolley most of the way up if you don't want the hike.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Once you in Dragon Gate,your fortune will be made. It's not far away from city, you can reach there easily by public transport. There ,you can overlook beautiful view of Dianchi lake. If you have a kid who is preparing exam ,local people will come to Dragon gate ro prey for God od literature ,Kunxin. for good luck .because there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

There is an old fairy tale about little fish jumped over the Dragon Gate and then became a dragon. Now Chinese people like to use this fairy tale to be a symbol of a wish for success. The Dragon Gate is the name of the door which the little fish jumped over. Since the Xi Mountain is near the Dian... More 

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