Sansheng Palace in Tonghai County, Yuxi
Sansheng palace三圣宫, a cultural relic, was built in the early years of Hongwu洪武 Ming dynasty, 6 kilometers from the east of Tonghai County. The doors of the main hall are 6 wood carving partition doors, dainty and exquisite.
Chinese Name: 通海三圣宫
English Name: Sansheng Palace in Tonghai County, Yuxi
Type: Historical Relics
Best Time: All year
Recommended Visiting Hours: 1-3 hours
Opening Hours: All day
Ticket: 15 CNY
Address: Xiaoxin Village, Yangguang Town, Tonghai County, Yuxi City玉溪市通海县杨广镇小新村
About Sansheng Palace
Sansheng palace三圣宫 was built in the late Yuan dynasty, which has been reconstructed and restored in the past dynasties. The existing buildings were built in the early Qing dynasty and the late Qing dynasty. There are 6 well-preserved wood carvings partition doors carved by woodcarving artist, Gao Yingmei高应美 in Qing dynasty, having the reputation of “the first wood carving within the country”. The wood carving door is 3.2 meters high, 0.6 meters wide and 0.07 meters thick. There are 7 dragons, 4 cows, 20 horses, 149 figures, stone and trees, towers and courtyards carved on the toon, fantastic and beautiful.
Where is Sansheng Palace?
Sansheng palace三圣宫 in Tonghai County is located at the Xiaoxin Village小新村, Gucheng Village Committee古城村委会, Yangguang Town杨广镇, Tonghai County, Yuxi City, Yunnan Province, 6 kilometers away from the county seat of Tonghai County. In 1993, Sansheng palace was listed as the 4th batch of provincial cultural relics protection unit.
Best Time to Visit
Sansheng palace visit is mainly indoor activities, therefore tour is possible all the year round.
How to Get There
Sansheng palace三圣宫 is only 6 kilometers from the county seat of Tonghai County. Therefore, for transportation, you can refer to Xiushan Mountain Park. After arriving at Tonghai County, you can take a taxi or minibus to Sansheng palace.
Accommodation Around Sansheng Palace
Sansheng Palace is not far from the county seat of Tonghai County. You can stay in Tonghai County for Overnight.