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Kunming Dragon Gate, Kunming

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Admire the panorama of Lake Dianchi and Kunming from Kunming Dragon Gate, an observation deck and a grotto complex perched on a steep cliff. Carved into Western Hills and part of the highest temple in the area, the colorful gate stands at an altitude of 2,500 m (8,000 ft), overlooking a precipitous cliff. Inside the cliff, 18th-century monks created a number of caves, corridors, and pavilions. Take a chairlift up to the top of the mountain and then walk down to the gate via stone stairs through scenic evergreen woods. There is a restaurant near the site. See Kunming Dragon Gate and all Kunming has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kunming travel itinerary planner.
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  • 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 i...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 wal...  more »