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Kunming Golden Temple, Kunming

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Leave your worries at the foot as you climb the marble steps to Kunming Golden Temple through a series of "Heavenly Gates." Once at the temple, you can experience the perfect serenity of this "Hall of Supreme Harmony" while taking in the beauty of the gardens around it--including a camellia and two myrtles planted in the Ming dynasty. The temple itself, the largest copper temple in China, dates back to the 17th century. Don't miss the large 600-year-old copper bell and a 20 kg (44 lb) double-edged (magic) sword belonging to the Taoist deity who, legend has it, watches over the hill. For a less energetic visit, take a taxi or bus up and walk back down, enjoying the views. Stop at the shops for some souvenirs. Make Kunming Golden Temple part of your personalized Kunming itinerary using our Kunming tour planner.
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  • 之前就听说金殿各种历史,今天第一次见到还是很激动的,毕竟也是古代文物,有这有点特色和传奇。希望金殿保护的更好,让历史文物都能一直留下去。  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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.  more »