Ancient Building in Kunming City

As the years have grown, many ancient buildings and ancient artifacts have been irreparably damaged in various ways, and even caused permanent losses to leave us. 


Therefore, when we try our best to protect the cultural heritage left by our ancestors, if we have time then visit these ancient buildings or ancient artifacts to know the history. 


The Golden Temple Scenic Area

Kunming Golden Temple Scenic Area is located in Mingfeng Mountain, the eastern suburb of Kunming City, 8 kilometers away from the city center. Because the hall is made of brass, the sun shines and shines. Therefore, it is also named as the Tongwa Temple. The prestigious Golden Temple is part of the Taoist Taihe Palace. It was built in the Ming Dynasty (1602) and is one of the four major bronze temples in China, and it is best preserved.



Yuantong Temple

Yuantong Temple in the Yuantong Street, downtown of Kunming. It is one of the oldest buddhist temple in Kunminng with a history of more than 1200 years and also the biggest buddist temple in Kunming city. Yuantong Temple was built since Nanzhao times Tang Dynasty, first name was Butuoluo Temple.

Surrounded by verdant plants and a body of water, Yuantong Temple is renowned as one of the “eight magnificent scenes” in Kunming.



Zhenqingguan located at No.82 Tuodong Road, it is mainly composed of three groups of ancient buildings: Zhenqingguan, Yanlongci and Duleifu. It is the largest existing area in the Kunming city. It preserves the relatively complete buildings of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and the history of architecture in Yunnan.

Zhenqingguan was built in the Yuan Dynasty, formerly known as "Zhengwu Temple", rebuilt in Ming Xuande six years (AD 1431), renamed "Zhen Qing Guan", rebuilt in the Qing Emperor Qianlong fifty-four years (AD 1789). In 1983, the Kunming municipal government announced it as a municipal-level cultural relics protection unit under the name of "Zhenqingguan Ancient Building Group". In 1998, it was upgraded to a provincial-level cultural relics protection unit. In 2006, it was declared a national-level key cultural relics protection unit.