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Kunming Dragon Gate

At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
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At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
At the top of Xishan, west of Kunming's suburb, Xishan District, Kunming 650100, China
+86 871 8426 6689
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a nice long ski lift that can take you to the top if you don't feel like walking. At the top there is a easy 1km climb to the summit which gives you a nice view of the city which when I went...More

Thank Matthew A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got a taxi here from our hotel, he tried to drop us at the cable car entrance but it was closed for maintenance so he drove us over to the West Hill Scenic area entrance. From there we paid 88rmb for a bus to...More

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are different ways to get up there, by tourist bus, or cable , or just walk. Due to the incessant rain it can be slippery to climb, we went up going up partly by cable from the station near Dianchi lake. Then midway we...More

Thank Wennie W
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Cable car to top closed for maintenance until Dec. 25, 2017...boo-hoo. I was told there is a bus to the top but that navigating down to the Dragon Gate and to the bottom is "a little confusing". Since it's all in Chinese, I'm already confused...I...More

Thank lsmkw
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Amazing view from the top of mountain. Is a must place to visit in Kunming. Cable car view is fantastic.

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

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 top of mountain and follows the directions. However, along...More

1  Thank K2TravelPhuket
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is not difficult, but bring water and dress appropriately for hiking. I hiked up the first trail I saw on the right after leaving the staging area. Well built stone stairs, took maybe an hour of grunting to get up. It took me to...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is an impressive spot - you can either take the subway or drive to catch the very regular bus service that runs up to the bottom of the chair lift (or if you want you can join many people who walk up- apparently its...More

1  Thank Kiwimac53
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It was a great hike there. Truely, a magnificent view. May not be suituable for the elderly as climging is required. There is a saying - 'If you do not visit Western Hills, you haven't visited Kunming; if you do not come to Dragon Gate,...More

2  Thank JosephAndrew_Lim
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

A very nice place to visit. The walk up a small hillock and through some small kind of tunnels. Very safe and not too difficult. Avery good view from up here...

2  Thank ChangBoris
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