Chinese name: 金殿 (Jin Dian).
Location: At the foot of Mingfeng Mountain, about 7 km from Kunming City, Yunnan Province.
Opening time: 07:00-19:00.
Best time for visit: all year round.
Brief Introduction of Golden Temple
Kunming Golden Temple, also known as “太和宫” (Taihegong) Golden Temple or “铜瓦寺” (Tongwasi Temple), is one of the important cultural relic protection units in China. Located on Mingfeng Mountain, Golden Temple is 7 km away from Kunming City. As a famous temple in Yunnan Province, Golden Temple acquired the name for its shinning golden appearance. Although the temple has been exposed to wind and rain for hundreds of year, it is still maintained in good condition than the Golden Temple in Summer Palace of Beijing. Also, it is the biggest and well-protected existing copper temple in China, providing important information for researchers to study the ancient metallurgy and architecture in Yunnan Province.
September 26, 2018