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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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  • 第一次啦龙门,上龙门可以滇池和昆明城,景色秀美,壮丽,来昆明确实要来龙门玩一趟。不仅看看西山,更多的是看整个昆明感受下昆明的魅力。  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • The Dragon gate would be the icing on the cake of the rather sporty ride that leads there. The slope is steep from the outset, but it happens quite quickly a few small very pretty temples clinging to the cliff that offers a panoramic view over Kunming. The entire site is picturesque. A plan on a half-day.
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