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Dongsi Pagoda

Shulin Street, Panlong District, Kunming 650034, China
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Charming place

A place that should be visited in the evening, or sundown. We had several time our dinner there. As... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Jac-hoby
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Vouvry
Not so special

There are so many beautiful pagoda's in China and this is not the best if have seen. We could not... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
jo s
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Houthalen, Belgium
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20 Oct 2017
“Not a must see attraction”
11 Jan 2018
“Charming place”
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Shulin Street, Panlong District, Kunming 650034, China
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

A place that should be visited in the evening, or sundown. We had several time our dinner there. As westeners its like we think it was in ancient China. There is a Jade Museum, but i saw that too late.

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

There are so many beautiful pagoda's in China and this is not the best if have seen. We could not go inside so maybe the inside is more interesting. The one thing I liked is the location. Opposite the other pagoda in the middle of...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Went here on our last morning rather than just sitting around the hotel waiting for our transfer to the airport. This is one of 2 pagodas at either end of a pedestrianised street. You can walk around the outside but you can't go up. Not...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

There are many pagodas in China, which are more beautiful than these two. Would waste my time on it.

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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This pagoda is one of two at opposite ends of a small shopping/restaurant street in what is now becoming a busy spot of Kunming. Both pagodas are nestled in small gardens with gated entrances. This is well worth the time and is only a 20...More

1  Thank Scott P
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Photos of my grandparents home from 1920's in a wide open field surrounded by a privacy wall just 100 yards away from this ancient pagoda highlight how much this provincial town has changed in the last 50 years. Digitizing the thousands of slides my father...More

1  Thank Debbie C
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This is an old Buddhist Temple. The architecture is different from the others here.Worth the visit and a look .

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

A true ancient relic in a city that is tearing down the old things to make way for the new. Theres not much happening here and you can't get in the pagoda, but it is a nice place to see and sit and reflect. See...More

Thank JWinkle
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

There are 2 pagodas on each side of the old Kunming town and they are outstanding and beautiful. Unfortunately they are under renovation and we could not get into them to view them.

Thank igelle
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

These 2 towers are old, reported built during the Tang Dynasty, some 1500 or so years ago. When we got there, both were fenced off, under seriously reconstruction, so we couldn't find out more. Online? Not so either, as there are several theories as to...More

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