16 Sights in Kunming, China (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Kunming, China. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Kunming, China.

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1. Yuantong Temple

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Yuantong Temple is an ancient Buddhist temple in Kunming, Yunnan, China. It is located in a protected natural depression and in recent years it has been expanded with funding from Thailand. In the 1950s, it hosted a grand ceremony to greet and send on the sacred teeth of the Buddha and so became important in Southeast Asia.

Wikipedia: Yuantong Temple (EN)

2. Yunnan Military Academy

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Yunnan Military Academy was a military academy based in Yunnan, during the late Qing dynasty and early Republic of China. Along with Huangpu Military Academy and Baoding Military Academy, Yunnan Military Academy was one of the “three major strategist cradles in modern China”.

Wikipedia: Yunnan Military Academy (EN)

3. Underground Communist Party HQ

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The former site of the underground party building of the CPC Yunnan is also the former site of the founding of the Yunnan Provincial Party Committee of the CPC, located at No. 39, Jiexiao Lane, Qingnian Road Community, Huguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, is a north facing south, 3 4-ear civil structures, courtyard buildings. In the autumn of 1926, Li Xin, a member of the Communist Party of China, came to Kunming on the instructions of the Guangdong District Party Committee to establish a party organization to carry out work, and in November established the Yunnan Special Branch of the Communist Party of China here, with Wu Cheng as secretary. In February 1927, according to the instructions of the Guangdong District Party Committee, Wang Desan led some Communist Party members and revolutionary youths of the cadre training class to return to Kunming, and on the basis of the Yunnan Special Branch, the Yunnan Provisional Working Committee of the Communist Party of China was expanded, with Wang De as secretary and Li Xin and Wu Cheng as members. The houses on the old site are basically kept as they are, and were once converted into staff dormitories. After 1990, it was partially recovered and managed by cultural relics. It is now free and open to the public from Monday to Friday.

Wikipedia: 中共云南地下党建党旧址 (ZH)

4. 昆明聂耳故居

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Kunming Nie Er's Former Residence is located at No. 73 and 74, Yongdao Street, Jingxing Street Community, Huguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China (formerly part of Panlong District), which is the birthplace of musician Nie Er in Kunming. The former residence was built in the tenth year of Guangxu (1884) in the Qing Dynasty, and is a heavy eaves shop house. In the 30th year of Guangxu (1905), Nie Er's parents came to Kun from Yuxi, rented it here and opened a small medical center called "Chengchuntang". On February 14, 1912, Nie Er was born here. The Nie family lived here until 1920, when they moved out of Yongdao Street. In 1943, the Yunnan provincial government widened and renovated Yongdao Street. The houses on both sides of Yongdao Street were demolished and moved back 4~5 meters to rebuild. The reconstructed Yongdao Street is flanked by two-story civil buildings living above the shops below. In 2003, the Yunnan provincial government declared it a provincial-level cultural relic protection unit. The existing Nie Er Former Residence building was completely renovated in 2010.

Wikipedia: 昆明聂耳故居 (ZH)

5. 云南第一天文点

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The first day of Yunnan, also known as the Yunnan University Astronomical Point, is located on the campus of Yunnan University Headquarters in Kunming, Yunnan Province, behind the bell tower and next to the Wenjin Building, which is an early geodetic positioning mark in China. The astronomical point was first measured in the 49th to 57th years of the Kangxi Dynasty of the Qing Dynasty (1710-1718), and the preliminary measurement data were: Kunming County, Yunnan Province, was 25 degrees and 6 minutes high in the north pole, and 13 degrees 38 minutes west of Jingshi. In 1937, the Yunnan Provincial Department of Education, Yunnan University, and Kunming Yide Meteorology Institute organized a retest, and the data was 25°3′21.19"N 102°41′58.88"E, which was the only exact point of the original latitude and longitude in China except for the Beijing Observatory.

Wikipedia: 云南第一天文点 (ZH)

6. Huize Hall

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Huize Courtyard, also known as Huize Building, is located at No. 2 Cuihu North Road, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, in the Donglu Campus of Yunnan University, built in 1923-1924, designed by engineer Zhang Banghan, as one of the first teaching buildings of Donglu University, and is also the landmark building of Yunnan University today. It is now a national key cultural relic protection unit.

Wikipedia: 会泽院 (ZH)

7. 文明街马家大院

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Ma Jia Courtyard in Wenming Street, also known as Jinlan Tea Garden, is located at No.4, Qianwang Street, Jingxing Street Community, Jingguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China. It was originally the residence of Ma Zhen, the first mayor of Kunming, and is the most fully protected classic building of Bai folk houses in Kunming city.

Wikipedia: 文明街马家大院 (ZH)

8. Dade Double Pagoda Temple

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Dadeoksa Twin Pagodas are located at No. 43, Huashan East Road, Qingnian Road Community, Huguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, in the staff dormitory of Yunnan Animal Husbandry Bureau. The original temple has been destroyed, and only the twin towers remain. It is now a provincial-level cultural relic protection unit.

Wikipedia: 大德寺双塔 (ZH)

9. Sino-Japanese War Memorial Hall

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Anti-Japanese War Victory Memorial Hall, formerly known as People's Victory Hall, is located in Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, located in the center of Kunming, south of Guanghua Street, north of Renmin Middle Road, both sides of Yunrui East Road and Yunrui West Road, sitting north facing south, covering an area of 28.12 acres.

Wikipedia: 抗战胜利纪念堂 (ZH)

10. 周钟岳旧居

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Zhou Zhongyue's former residence, located at No. 18, Cuihu North Road, Huashan Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, in the dormitory area of Yunnan Provincial Cultural Center, is the residence of Zhou Zhongyue, a well-known political figure and scholar in modern Yunnan.

Wikipedia: 周钟岳旧居 (ZH)

11. 福春恒商号旧址

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Fuchunheng Business Former Site, also known as Tengyue General Military Mansion, is located at No. 16, Qianwang Street, Jingxing Street Community, Huguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, built in 1924, the original street number is No. 8 Small Silver Cabinet Lane.

Wikipedia: 福春恒商号旧址 (ZH)

12. 护国桥

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Huguo Bridge, located at the intersection of Huguo Road and Dongfeng East Road, Huguo Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, is a monumental building commemorating the War of National Defense and is now a cultural relic protection unit in Yunnan Province.

Wikipedia: 护国桥 (ZH)

13. Zhu De former residence

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Zhu De's former residence is located at No. 4 Honghua Lane and No. 3 Xiaomeiyuan Lane, Wuhua Mountain North Crystal Palace, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province. In 1921~1922, Zhu De, then the director of the Yunnan Provincial Capital Police Department, lived here.

Wikipedia: 朱德旧居 (昆明) (ZH)

14. 石屏会馆

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Shiping Guild Hall, located at No.24, Zhonghe Lane, south of Huashan Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, is the most complete preserved guild hall building in Kunming area, and belongs to the provincial cultural relic protection unit.

Wikipedia: 石屏会馆 (ZH)

15. 昆明袁嘉谷旧居

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Yuanagu Old Residence in Kunming, is located at No.5, Cuibei Road, Huashan Street, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China. It was built in 1920. It is the only house built by Yuan Jiayu in the history of Yunnan province.

Wikipedia: 昆明袁嘉谷旧居 (ZH)

16. Lu Han Yunnan Residence

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Luhan Mansion is located at No. 4, Cuihu South Road, Wuhua District, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, opposite the east gate of Cuihu Park, and is the residence of former Yunnan Provincial Chairman Lu Han.

Wikipedia: 卢汉公馆 (ZH)

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