Sanqing Pavillion of Western Hills, Kunming
Chinese Name: 昆明西山三清阁
Chinese Name: Kunming Xishan Sanqing Ge
English Name: Sanqing Pavillion of Western Hills, Kunming
Recommended Visiting Time: 30 minutes to 1 hour
Location: In West Hills of Kunming
Sanqing Pavilion(三清阁) is built on the cliff at Luohan Hill. Being over 300 meters (approximately 984 feet) above Dianchi Lake, the pavilion looks like a ‘castle in the air’. This temple has a Taoist influence, and ‘Sanqing’ in Taoism refers to the loftiest stature. The pavilion is a good place where you can not only visit the temples, but also enjoy a panoramic view of Dianchi Lake.
Kunming Sanqing Pavilion, located in Luohan Mountain south of Taihua Mountain, is a Taoist Palace view. It was originally the summer resort palace of King Yuanliang, rebuilt as Yuhuang Pavilion in the early Ming Dynasty, and then built Sanqing Pavilion, Zhenwu Palace, Saint Parents Palace, Datian Pavilion, etc., collectively known as “Sanqing Pavilion”. Now it is a scenic spot in Longmen Scenic Area.