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Kunming Black Dragon Pool

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Address: Wulao Peak, Longquan Mountain, North-east of Kuming, Panlong District, Kunming 650200, China
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This is a good place come on a picnic. A very scenic mountinan park.The park has a Buddhist Temple. A good place to spend time with your family and friends.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 April 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This is a good place come on a picnic. A very scenic mountinan park.The park has a Buddhist Temple. A good place to spend time with your family and friends.

Thank SE s
Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a large mountainous park which has a Taoist feel to the place. There is the usual small entry fee paid at the gate, and during festivals you will be able to purchase seasonal fruits. There is a number a trails further up the mountain and you can get in amongst the blossoms in the orchards up there. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Nice view but as with all old places, its just another old place with old architecture. It's ok, worth a short look.

Thank Philip L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

One of most poetic or zen "禅" places you have to be in Kunming. It has very different faces across seasons. In late winter and early spring, it is the best place to see the plum flowers in trees and bonsaI, which is most beautiful Chinese horticulture art. During summer time, with amazing green, u can experience one of the... More 

Thank Leeeql
Kunming, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

The best time to come here is mid-January. By now, most of the plum blossoms are finished for the year. Some of the most interesting plum trees here are old ones that have been cultivated in large pots 盆栽. They have been tended like Bonsai trees and bloom every year; fresh flowers on old, thick trunks, and deep root systems.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015 via mobile

Went there on a very cold rainy day(9 Jan 2015) when the plums flowers festival was on exhibition. These tiny pink flowers are worth viewing. Shame, it was a rainy day, so its delicate fragrance was hardly scented.

Thank MiTeTyMan
Kunming, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

In autumn time, locals go here and the adjacent Kunming Botanical Garden for picnic and to photograph the few many colored trees, but for most foreigners the place is not worth it this time of year. If you go here, go when flowers are abloom. The fee to this park was 20 RMB.

Thank Rassuli
Kunming, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2012

Flowers were beautiful as it was Spring. Facilities in the parlwas average and typical of Yunnan's standard.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

Our guide took us for a visit, but the pool was empty because of the drought. But the gardens were still beautiful. We also visited the musuem and a buddhist temple.

Thank nefer14
Brooklyn, New York
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

When looking for pictures online of Kunming many people (like myself) will see a picture of a beautiful bridge, temple, and lake with a beautiful snow capped mountain behind it. The caption will read 'Black Dragon Pool.' It makes sense that immediately the correlation is made that this amazing photo op must be in Kunming right? WRONG. BIG WRONG. That... More 

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