Bamboo Temple, Tours – Kunming, Yunnan Province, China

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Bamboo Temple,
筇竹寺

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Hours : 8:00 PM-----5:30PM

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Bamboo Temple is located in Yu'an Mountains in the Northwest of Kunming , about 7 Kilometers away from the center of the city . Around the temple are mountains covered with trees everywhere , and at the gate of the temple stand many very tall cypress trees which were planted in ancient times . The streams and brooks are flowing through the woods and valley , making a beautiful natural sound. At the back of the temple , a great deal of bamboo is so green as if there were some dew-drops on its leaves . That is the so-called Qiongzhu--a kind of bamboo .
  
There is an interesting story about the name of the temple . It is said that in the Tang Dynasty two brothers were hunting at the edge of Dianchi lake . Suddenly , they found a rhinoceros .The two brothers began to chase the animal , running after it towards

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Five hundred Arhat statues with a combination of romanticism and realism approach, breaking the traditional stereotypes of five hundred Lohan and styling formula is a unique five hundred Lohan sculpture.

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