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Temples of Kunming Private Tour with Lunch and Pickup

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Combine visits to three of Kunming's most popular places of worship—Bamboo Temple, Golden Temple and Yuantong Temple—during this full-day private tour. Enjoy fresh air, bamboo forest, peaceful nature and gain deep insight into the Taoism and Buddhism in China. Your friendly and knowledgeable private guide will give you a comprehensive history class about the attractions. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch and door to door transfer.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Bamboo Temple (Qiongzhu Si)

Meet your tour guide in the lobby of your Kunming hotel, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, heading directly to the Bamboo Temple (1 hour away from Kunming). On the way your tour guide will tell you the legendary story about the Bamboo Temple. Feel free to ask questions if you have. The Bamboo Temple dates back to the Song Dynasty (960 - 1279). Its most outstanding artistic feature is the distinguished, finely crafted statues of the 500 Luohans (Buddhist Arhats). Throughout the Bamboo Temple are numerous inscriptions and couplets on columns and tablets. These inscriptions date back to the 1200's and give us glimpses into the life and culture of those times. Fellow your tour guide to stroll around the halls and courtyards, admire its natural, artistic and cultural insight.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Kunming Golden Temple

Then, move on to Kunming Golden Temple. Sit back and enjoy the sceneries along the way. (1 hour). Kunming Golden Temple start to built in the year of 1602, it is the largest copper temple in China. At that time the governor of Yunnan Province was a devout Taoist who built this temple to honor the Taoist hero-god Zishi. Spend some leisure time to explore the temple, get to know the history about the Taoism in China, its culture and its people.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Yuantong Temple

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then explore the Yuantong Temple. Yuantong Temple is at the foot of Yuantong Hill. With a history of more than 1,200 years, it is one of the grandest as well as the most important Buddhist temple in Yunnan Province. Follow the stone staircases to reach the top and enjoy terrific panoramic view of the entire complex.

Duration: 1 hour

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Finally, spend some leisure time to visit one of the most beautiful park in Kunming-- Green Lake Park. After your tour finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kunming.

Duration: 1 hour