Kunming Black Dragon Pool Picture

Black Dragon Pool is situated at the foot of Longquan Hill in the northern outskirts, Kunming attraction image

Black Dragon Pool is situated at the foot of Longquan Hill in the northern outskirts of Kunming, 17 kilometers from the downtown area. It is more than 590 years old with a view of the surrounding mountains, which is absolutely inspiring. It is known for four attractions, which include Blue and Black water pools inside the Park, the Plum trees of the Tang Dynasty, the Cypress trees of the Song Dynasty and the Camellia trees of the Ming Dynasty.

he pool itself is extremely limpid and a jet of fountain water can be seen gushing constantly onto the surface. Surrounded by towering old trees and bamboo groves, the pool has never got dry even in the years of drought. Legend goes that there used to be ten violently destructive dragons doing wrong in the world. About 750 A.D., Lu Dongbin, a famous Taoist priest in the Tang dynasty, suppressed nine dragons and left the tenth, a black dragon, remained in the pool. Hence, this tourist spot gets the name Black Dragon Pool.

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