Steeped in history, the White Feilong Pagodas offer a marvellous insight into the region’s rich cultural heritage and are well worth a visit when in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan. Those in search of a hotel in Yunnan that will make an ideal base from which to head off on a visit to this well known attraction can stay at Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa. This luxurious hotel Yunnan has to offer is set amidst lush forest landscapes and is an ideal starting point for your adventures.
Make your way to Manfeilong Mountain where one will find the White Feilong Pagodas. Also referred to as the ‘Bamboo Shoot Pagodas’ due to their shape, these nine pagodas consist of white exteriors and pinnacles of gold. Dating back to the 13th century, these structures are believed to have been designed by Indian Buddhist monks and within the minor pagodas one will find Buddha statues. Visitors can also see a variety of paintings and sculptures at the site. For a truly enriching experience visit during the period of the Water-Sprinkling Festival where one can witness locals engaged in lively festivities and dances.
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