Snapshot Sunday: The Yuantong Temple

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With a history of more than 1,200 years, Kunming’s Yuantong Temple is the most important Buddhist temple in Yunnan Province. In addition to its elegant octagonal pavilion, the grounds are also home to two thirty-foot tall dragons – symbols of an emperor in Chinese feudal society.

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