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Address: Jin Dian Gongyuan, Mingfeng (Singing Phoenix) Hill, Kunming 650021, China
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 at least three times. I have to say the natural environment there are really good.... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Couple stairs ..... But really worth the experience. The price has increase by 500 pc in last 3 years to 30 RMB per head.... Still very much worth. Plan 2 hours min ... There is room for half a day.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is well worth a visit as there is so much to see. The walk up to the temple itself is very interesting with other decorated gateways, a small museum and lots of statues. Temple itself is quite small but beautiful. There is lots to do in the area including lovely gardens, walkways and paths around the hill. Best its... More 

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Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Although hotel staff, taxi drivers and others told us: too far, not interesting and so on, we decided to go!, To get there is very easy, many buses are going for ex. line 47 from Renmin Lu. The Temple is very nice and certainly worth to go with all its decoration of flowers, but the Tea flower collection (Camelia), the... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

This temple is a beautiful place to wander, enjoy the buildings and statues, and watch local people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

Lush and beautiful garden. Knowing the history of the temple will make your trip much more valuable and memorable (tourists may need to hire a tour guide or study the history before visit). Worth your time to visit since you are already in Kunming.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

One of China's biggest copper structures, the golden temple is a lovely complex in a quiet park. You can get there with bus 10, drive all the way to the end. After climbing up multiple flights of stairs, you can explore a quiet park, including this beautiful temple. Worth a visit, if you want to get the "out of the... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

As is common with all tourists, we also went to see the Kunming Golden Temple which is spread over a vast area and built in 1672 by Qing Dynasty it has good landscaped garden all around. There are a number of temples. The area also has living trees as old as from 1602.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

Goes on forever. Helps if you understand what all the different level mean. Would definitely suggest a guide.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

The entrance fee is 5 or 6 yuan which is very very cheap for Chinese standard but nothing much to see inside. It's an ordinary temple. I spent half an hour to explore the whole place. Very disappointing indeed.

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