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  Kunming Western Hill

 

China

Western Hill near the city of Kunming overlooks Dian Chi, with an area of around 300 km≤ the eighth largest lake in China.

 

A steep path and some stairways on the side of the mountain, with several sections made into tunnel-like cut-outs, lead to the Dragon Gate near the summit.

 

  Kunming Western Hill

 

  Kunming Western Hill

 

At the Dragon Gate is a cavern with Chinese deities, including a bas-relief of Kui Xing (fig.).

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