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Unique, experience China in Sweden

We have never been in China and this place gave us a feeling about that incredible country... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Joanna P
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Poznan, Poland
Completely bizarre establishment in the middle of nowhere

Dragon Gate is quite possibly the weirdest landmark in Sweden. Funded as far as I understand by an... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
DiatomicRoll
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Uppsala, Sweden
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  • Very good8%
  • Average34%
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  • Terrible29%
17 May 2017
“Strange, odd, curious, peculiar, funny, unexpected, etc.”
22 Mar 2017
“So sad...”
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I had to give this place 4 circles, not because it's good like a 4-circle restaurant would be, but because it's bizarre like one of those things you have to see to believe. I saw it, and I'm still not sure I believe it. Having...More

1  Thank Barry D
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We went hungry to have a nice dinner but place was so empty that it was almoust scary... There wasn't anyone to say welcome, what would You like to drink and eat! When I walk aroudn that restaurant I saw two people at kitchen but...More

Thank SusannaV43
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have never been in China and this place gave us a feeling about that incredible country. Exterior is very majestic with amazing decorations. Placing is also extraordinary, in the middle of nowhere. We have not tried the food in very well decorated restaurant. Museum...More

1  Thank Joanna P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Dragon Gate is quite possibly the weirdest landmark in Sweden. Funded as far as I understand by an eccentric Chinese billionaire, the building intended as a hotel (the tall multi-roofed monstrosity) never passed Swedish safety laws and so stands empty to this day. The surrounding...More

1  Thank DiatomicRoll
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Terrible food, there were basically no customers but they still managed to forget one of our dishes. Vegetarian alternative was just rice with broccoli, carrot and cabbage (and not in that nice stir fried way you might expect). Expensive, sad and almost amusingly bad. Just...More

Thank Elsa H
Reviewed 26 June 2015

As many other travellers have written already, the outside promises more than what is offered once inside. This incongruous building is beautiful and stopping by to have a look around is certainly not a waste of time. Also, the interior design is quite stunning. However,...More

1  Thank 496timd
Reviewed 2 January 2015

In terms of architecture, the place is imposing and amazing. Having lived in China for a few years myself, I'd have to say the buildings are definitely worth seeing, and very Chinese in both style and scale - genuinely. What currently really lets the plac...More

4  Thank ChrisEbbert
Reviewed 26 December 2014 via mobile

"Interesting" experience. The restaurant was very heavily decorated at the half containing the dining tables, while the counter and restrooms were entirely undecorated and felt more like a factory. Together with lack of guests, silence, echoes and poor heating this gave a spooky soulless "North...More

3  Thank David S
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