Introduction to Yuantong Temple (昆明圆通寺)
The construction of Yuantong Temple was originally constructed in the Tang Dynasty, and it was first named Butuoluo Temple. In the year 1301 during the Yuan Dynasty, the emperor ordered the temple to be destroyed and rebuilt from scratch, and gave it its name, Yuantong Temple. The expansion program didn’t finish until 1319, lasting 18 years in total. There were also several expansion programs in the following Yuan and Qing Dynasties. In recent years, continuous restoration and expansion programs were launched in Yuantong Temple.
No.42 Yuantong Street, Wuhua District, Kunming, Yunnan Province
Tianwang Hall, Free Life Pond, Yuantong Hall, Bronze Buddha Hall
Admission: 6 yuan
Openning Hours: 8:00am~5:30pm
Visiting Time: 2 hours
Best Time to Visit: Yuantong Temple is suitable to visit all year round
Take bus Z5, 85, 92, 95, 100, 101, 119 or 187 to Yuantong Road Station directly.
1. You can have a vegetarian meal in Yuantong Temple at 11:30am and 5:00pm, which is only 5 yuan and popular among tourists.
2. There will be grand and bustling Buddhist activities if you come to visit on the first and fifteen day of each lunar month.
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