Yuantong Temple

Yuantong Temple (it is the earliest Buddhist temple for Goddess of Mercy (Avalokitesvara ) in China which was first build over 1200 years ago. Yuantong means understanding and enlightenment. Adopting the style of garden architecture which typical of the south of the Yangtze River region in the building of a solemn Buddhist temple is unique feature of the temple. Yuantong temple now is the site of the Buddhist Association of Yunnan. )