Dragon Gate on Western Hills
Introduction to Dragon Gate on Western Hills (昆明西山龙门风景区)
Dragon Gate on Xishan (Western Hills) is a part of the Western Hills Forest Reserve in Kunming. The path which leads to the Dragon Gate is cut into the surface of the mountain which gives an amazing view of Dianchi Lake and Kunming. If you find the 1 hour 30 minutes trek up the mountain by foot too tiring you can take a cableway from the Yunnan Nationalities Village.
No.16 Hubin Road, Xishan District, Kunming, Yunnan Province (west of Kunming)
Dragon Gate, Huating Temple, Taihua Temple, Sanqing Pavilion
Admission Fee: 40 yuan for Dragon Gate Grottoes, 20 yuan for Huating Temple & Taihua Temple
Opening Hours: 8:00am~6:00pm
Visiting Time: half a day
Best Time to Visit: March to October
1. Take bus 6, C11, 51 or 94, and get off at Gao Yao Station.
2. Take bus 6, 94 to Su Family Village, or take bus 33, 94 to Gaoxiao Village.
1. Dragon Gate is a good place to view the whole landscape of Kunming and Dianchi Lake.
2. Had better wear hiking shoes or travel shoes for rugged roads while climb up the hill.
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