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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. To visit Kunming Dragon Gate on your trip to Kunming, use our Kunming trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Amazing view from the top of mountain. Is a must place to visit in Kunming. Cable car view is fantastic.  more »
  • It's a big mountain with several walking paths. However, if your plan is to visit the dragon gate to take photo with stunning Kunming city bird-eye views, then it's easy. just take cable car to the to...  more »
  • From Kunming airport take the subway to the Nishiyama Park station at the end. Tickets in which buses go near the entrance fees, the Longmen station near the events Center at the lifts and lift station to 98 in the original purchase. Bus is a comfortable 20-minute climbing large tourist buses. Kunming city views overlooking the lift is best. As I go down when you get off the lift easier. Sometimes there are signs of Japan. Back went to the hotel by taxi. Even if Chinese kanji to write notes, point using the maps app, okay. English is useless to expect only. Become almost 2000 m elevation, so physically people with anxiety might be tougher.
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Attracting tourists year-round, Kunming provides a wide range of accommodations for a variety of visitors. Luxurious hotels lie on both banks of the Panlong River, while mid-range hotels cluster in the center. Popular among backpackers exploring this big city and the entire Yunnan Province, Kunming also offers a range of low-budget facilities in the downtown area. Choose from a number of budget options around the railway station and along Beijing Road north of the station.
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