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Kunming Golden Temple

Jin Dian Gongyuan, Mingfeng (Singing Phoenix) Hill, Kunming 650021, China
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Lots of walking

The area is quite big with lots of walking involved. If you go in the correct season, there are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pianocello
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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Nice place to visit

I can't believe Golden Temple was built for one beloved concubine, she must be very special! the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Linda K
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Dallas, Texas
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Jin Dian Gongyuan, Mingfeng (Singing Phoenix) Hill, Kunming 650021, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area is quite big with lots of walking involved. If you go in the correct season, there are lots of blooming flowers. The temple is a little dilapidated but still worth some photos.

Thank pianocello
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I can't believe Golden Temple was built for one beloved concubine, she must be very special! the grounds is expansive and lovely! gorgeous trees and many ancient artifacts. So much to see, so little time!

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a good place for a short afternoon's visit. It's easy to get to and is at the end of many bus lines that go to and from more central places. I like the architecture and colours of the temple at the top of...More

Thank DeborahClarkson
Reviewed 6 May 2017

There is plenty to see around the Golden Temple. There are different levels of gardens, lakes and temples. There are directional pointers to show you how far you are from any of the points of interest. Go early in the morning as there are less...More

Thank GeckoHeaven
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This temple is part of a much larger park area with numerous interesting natural sights. The temple itself if not one of the most impressive although it has a nice vibe and plenty of cute gardens to stroll around. Its easy to reach by public...More

Thank HungryGeckos
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The final day of our Yunnan tour on 23 Apr 217 (Sun) before our flight back to Kuala Lumpur, we took a tour of the Golden Temple which was built in1602. This is a Taoism temple with big compound with greenery and a small pond....More

Thank Lian Tiong G
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I'm tempted to say just another temple which seems a bit unfair but really it is an accurate description. It's worth a visit for sure, has this theme park type ride for not much money and is a bit of a buzz. Friendly people and...More

Thank hilltribeimport
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is a lovely spot for a few hours. Take your time and walk around enjoying the plantings and the temples.Wear good walking shoes.

Thank Esther P
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit as it's only 6-8km from main Kunming city. It's a big place, and the temples and various spots inside comes with bilingual explanation. So you can learn the history behind it. In the morning there are many locals playing badminton or dancing...More

Thank Desmondcheng
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Golden Temple is the most famous sightseeing in Kunming. Not only traveler like there, many schools also choose it as the hiking destination for students to learn more about Kunming's history and science phenomena. I grow up in Kunming, so for me,I have been there...More

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