Southwestern China Sights


Yuantong Temple (Yuantong Si)

Yuantong Temple (Yuantong Si) Review

The largest temple in the city, Yuantong Temple dates back some 1,200 years to the Tang Dynasty. The compound consists of a series of gates leading to the inner temple, which is surrounded by a pond brimming with fish and turtles. The chanting of worshippers in the serene environment makes it hard to believe you're in the middle of a big city. In the back of the compound a temple houses a statue of Sakyamuni, a gift from the king of Thailand.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Yuantong Jie, Kunming, 650031 | Map It
  • Cost: Y6
  • Hours: Daily 8–5
  • Location: Kunming
Updated: 05-28-2013

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