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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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  • The overall can take 3-4 hours or even more if you decide to walk. Superb view, the telepheric isintresting and cheap. 
  • Okay so we took gondola and lift located in the top of the mountain, but without physical strength. View from the top is the best!
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  • We spent half a day at the dragon gate and surrounding temples, but you can make it a day trip if you also visit the right side of the mountain. From the busstop opposite the kunming railway station, ...  more »