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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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Phone Number: 0871-84266689,0871-8427475
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This a good tourist place to spend time.The place is well managed and catered for tourists. A good scenic area to visit. Lots of local tourists.The views lovely.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2016
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Kunming, China
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10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to the west mountain in kunming you can see the dragon gate while coming down from the mountain. If you don't like stairs then it's not a place for you. The view is average because you can see the better from top of the mountain. Just a lot of stairs and nothing else to enjoy

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Thank Shak23
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely site but crowded. The drivers of shuttle buses honk constantly to alert pedestrians; a bit irritating.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Start your visit to Kunming with this place. It's a bit of a drive from central Kunming, but once you get there, it's organized. Just buy the $88 ticket that gives you a bus ride up to the top (unless you want to walk for over 45 minutes), tram ride, shuttle bus back down, and entrance to Dragon Gate. Breathtaking... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

Take the gondola to the first level and enjoy the ride up the mountain. Once there the walk is very pleasant and fairly easy. I would recommend to take the chair lift once at the first level then walk down the mountain to dragons gate. This is a MUST see place when you are in Kunming.

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I had a visitor from America and wanted to show him the sights. He lives in a hilly part of America and enjoys views from high places. This was perfect for him. The Dragon Gate is a wonderful way to introduce any visitor to the culture of the region, along with the temples, incense candles and offerings, it showed him... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This a good tourist place to spend time.The place is well managed and catered for tourists. A good scenic area to visit. Lots of local tourists.The views lovely.

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Sonoma County, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

Beautiful views and temples along the hillside, incense burning, candle offerings to the Gods -- very sublime experience. Recommend the lift up and the walk down -- and the walk is formidable, with lots of steps -- wear good shoes!

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

A wonderful attraction, well managed, plenty of transport options or you can walk some sections, the Dragon Gate is well worth the climb,great views also. Cable car up and then just the downward steps if you choose...electronic carts take you back to topcar park area, plenty of buses back down, round trip 12 rmb...good value attraction for 40 rmb

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

this attraction was a very poor substitute compared to the other attractions I have visited especially in Sichuan, giant Buddha at Leshan, Mount Emishan, it wasn't worth the trip

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Thank Ingrid K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

The adventure to get here is the best part. We went on a cable car over a lake. Then went on an ancient ski lift. Then went on a shirt walk down to the dragon gate. I wasn't too impressed by the gate itself. But the scenery from the hills is great looking over Kunming if you get a clear... More 

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