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Black Dragon Pool

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
At the foot of Longquan Hill, about 17 kilometers or 10 miles on the northwest outskirts of the center of Kunming, there is a beautiful place called the Black Dragon Pool or Heilongtan, also known as the Dragon Fountain Temple or Longquanguan.

An ancient legend lends the Black Dragon Pool its name; it is said that a long time ago there were ten wicked dragons that caused much destruction and did great harm to people. One day, one of the Eight Immortals of the Chinese legend, Lu Dongbin subdued nine of the dragons and jailed them in a tower. Only the youngest black dragon was left, promised to stay in the pool devoting itself to the protection and wellbeing of mankind as an exchange price of its freedom. This dragon is believed living in the Black Dragon Pool till today.

The pool is divided into two parts by a bridge, and although the water is connected, the two sides are different colors and the fish in either side never swim to the opposite part of the pool. Moreover, for hundreds of years, this wondrous pool has never dried up, even during the years of drought. China is a popular travel destination for visitors and globe trotters from all over the world who appreciate its beautiful landscapes, rich culture, delicious local cuisine, hospitality and safety. Quality is China's top priority.

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