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“green lake” (13 reviews)
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Yuantong Jie, Kunming, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a walk to check this place cause its near from our hotel and don’t regret. Its easy to find and need to pay entrance fee. The entrance free is RMB 6. The temple quite big from the inside,plafull color and full of unique architecture....More

Thank Joelishzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While other reviewers spoke of crowds, I found none. I suspect the fact that the lake is empty might deter some. However, the lack of crowds emphasized the spirituality of the place. While not very big it is most interesting and we'll maintained.

Thank meb91
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Located next to Cui Lake and Yunnan University. Hence, can visit Yuontong Temple when visiting Cui Lake and Yunnan University.

Thank WongYF
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful Easy to find Small enough for a short stay visit Colourful The ceremony was going on so it was so interesting People round helpful Walking distance to Green garden too

Thank mdvorsek
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

...despite being very centrally located. The second gate (not where you pay but down the hill slightly) is perhaps the most beautiful example of its kind I have seen. It's also massive! The central pagoda, two large pavilions and rear stone temple are also very...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This is a very photogenic temple complex including pavilions, ponds, ornamental gates, and so on, and is well worth an hour or so. It's also located a stone's throw from the lake park in Kunming, so both can be easily combined for a morning or...More

Thank Carruthers77
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

My partner and I spent a day wondering around the sights of central Kunming and this was a real surprise. After you've seen a few Chinese temples they can become fairly same-y but this has some really unique points. Head towards the back and left...More

1  Thank Ed N
Reviewed 9 June 2017

From the street you don't see anything that raises your expectations. The entrance building is rather poorly maintained, the ticket price is only 6yuan,so you get a pleasant surprise as you descend into the temple grounds. This is a Qing dynasty complex, but it's history...More

1  Thank MattwalesNorthWales
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Yuantong Temple in Kunming, in Yunnan province is really beautiful and worthy of a visit. I went on a private tour organized by China Highlights. My guide was Murphy, who was very pleasant and spoke in perfect English. She taught me a lot about the...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

From Kunming railway station, I get on a bus number 59 (price 1 CNY) to Yuantong temple. it's open on 08.30 am. and have fee for entrance 6 CNY. when i back i get on a bus no. 83 to Kunming railway station again. Yuantong...More

Thank Chatass
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28 June 2016|
Response from Sia65 | Reviewed this property |
The airport is about 30~60 minutes away from the city and traffic there is really unpredictable and can really bad if you're caught. I think if you would still like to leave the airport to take a breather, go to Green Lake... More