Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Kunming, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 1.9 km
Ascend 14 m
Descend 8 m

Explore Kunming in China with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in KunmingIndividual Sights in Kunming

Sight 1: 云南省博物馆新馆

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Yunnan Provincial Museum is located in Kunming, on Guangfu Road. It houses an exhibition centered on Yunnan's ethnic minorities, as well as a collection of artifacts from tomb excavations at Jinning on the southern rim of Lake Dian.

Wikipedia: Yunnan Provincial Museum (EN)

1180 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 2: Guandu Ancient Town

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Guandu Ancient Town is located in the southeast suburbs of Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China, on the north bank of Dianchi Lake, the lower reaches of the Baoxiang River, about 10 kilometers away from the downtown area.

Wikipedia: 官渡古镇 (ZH)

212 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Tuzhu Temple

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The Tuzhu Temple is located in the ancient town of Guandu in the southeast suburb of Kunming City, Yunnan Province, and is adjacent to the statutory temple in the north. It was built in the Nanzhao period, and the existing building was rebuilt in the 17th year of Guangxu (1891) of the Qing Dynasty. The total area is more than 5,000 square meters. The whole temple is in the shape of "gossip", sitting west to east. The main hall stands on the platform made of bluestone, the single eaves rest on the top of the mountain, the front porch and the back building, and the seven-groove beam frame structure of the bucket type. Under the eaves of the front of the main hall, there are Qing-style nine steps and four warped Ruyi bucket arches.

Wikipedia: 官渡土主庙 (ZH)

73 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: 法定寺

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Legal Temple is located in the official Town of Dadu Town, Southeast Suburb, Kunming City, Yunnan Province. Founded in the middle of Nanzhao (Around 756), most of the existing buildings were rebuilt in the 21st year of Guangxu (1895) in Guangxu. Sitting west to east, covering an area of about 2,500 square meters. There are five wide faces, three deep rooms, 17.2 meters long, L5.7 meters wide, a single eaves, and the top of the mountain, nine stepped on the bucket arch.

Wikipedia: 法定寺 (昆明) (ZH)

180 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Jingang Pagoda

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The King Kong Tower of Miaozhan Temple is located in front of Miaozhan Temple in the southeast suburb of Kunming City, Yunnan Province, Guandu Ancient Town, because the whole tower is made of sand and stone, it is also called Miaozhan Temple Stone Tower. The tower base is square, and there are coupon doors on all sides to communicate, so the folk also call it the tower that pierces the heart. In 1956, the cultural relics were recognized by the Yunnan Provincial People's Committee as the first batch of provincial cultural relics protection units. In 1996, it was included in the fourth batch of national key cultural relics protection units by the State Council.

Wikipedia: 妙湛寺金刚塔 (ZH)

277 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Kuixing Pavillion

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Kuixing Pavilion of Guandu Ancient Town is a late Qing Dynasty building located in the east of Xiuying Village, Guandu Ancient Town, Kunming, which was built in 1911. Popularly known as the "lower attic". It is said that this place was originally a mass grave, and the pavilion was built to suppress evil spirits. In the 1940s, it was used as a barn and rice mill, and in 1976 it almost collapsed in a tornado. It was renovated at the beginning of the 21st century. Later, it was included in the sixth batch of cultural relics protection units in Kunming.

Wikipedia: 官渡古镇魁星阁 (ZH)


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