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My son and I visited the temple on our way back from the Stone Forest. It is named for a special kind of bamboo that grows there. The bamboo is slender with very large "arthritic" joints. Inside the enclosure are nearly 500 life size figures...More
While I was not too impressed by the temple grounds or buildings, the 500 statues of "ordinary people", dressed in their work clothes, was impressive, although some were not available due to renovations. Built in the Song Dynasty (960 to 1279 AD), although some say...More
We went there by taxi because of short time available. Taxi are not tuo expensive compared to Western prices and by 30 euros you go, walt and back. It is around 45 minutes from kunming. Temple itself is not special also if in a nice...More
Almost 1:30 hours drive from the city center with buses.
Just a regular small temple, there is nothing special about it. Even if it was the first temple i have ever seen in china, i would have been disappointed.
+ Nice temple, but nothing special.
- Remote place, so the taxi driver started to haggle about th efare, since there are no passengers. bla bla. I payed and sent him away. The taxi to the temple: 50RMB, The trip back to town only 7RMB:...More
In terms of temples, this one dosn't offer much different than any other buddhist temple in KM. What I think is nice about the bamboo temple is it's location. It is just outside the 3rd ring road and is a great bike trip. The Zhaozong...More
A nice enough and quiet temple to visit, bit not too outstanding. If you rent a bike to get there, take a map; Kunming's roads are likely to have changed since your map was printed and you might have to take crab walk to get...More