Black Dragon Pool

Black Dragon Pool (Hei Long Tan) is located in the northeastern suburban 12 km from Kunming City. The resort was originally established in the 27th year of Hongwu Period of the Ming Dynasty (1394). At the foot of the mountain there is a deep green pool. 

Legend goes that there lives black dragon in the water, so it is named Black Dragon Pool. There is a Taoist temple divided into upper temple and lower temple. And Black Dragon Pool is in the lower temple. In addition, there are three ancient trees that enjoyed a good reputation for long. They are the plum tree planted in the Tang Dynasty, the cedar tree planted in the Song Dynasty, and the tea tree planted in the Ming Dynasty. In the past, Black Dragon Pool has always been characterized by the strange water, interesting pool and ancient trees, together called "Four Wonders" of Black Dragon Pool.


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