Experience the belief in Buddhism in Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna, a city where golden colors can be seen at any time, is filled with faith throughout the city. It is like an impressionist's colorful oil painting. At first glance, it is splendid, and then it becomes dreamlike. Colors on every level have their own texture, and when you carefully feel them, they will reveal the truth about temperament hidden in the colors.

The General Temple of Xishuangbanna is located near Manting Park in Jinghong Town. It is the center for Buddhist worship for Xishuangbanna Buddhist believers, and there is a constant stream of believers coming to worship here. The architecture of the General Temple is grand and magnificent, with each corner and area being unique and exquisitely carved beams and pillars, making it a visual delight for visitors.
Founded in AD 583, it has a history of more than 1400 years. It is said to be the first Buddhist temple built after Buddhism was introduced to Xishuangbanna. The Dai ethnic village composed of Manjiang, Manchunman, Manzha, Manting, and Mangga fully demonstrates the mysterious and exotic Theravada Buddhism of the Southern Transmission for thousands of years, with Manchunman Temple as its core.
The Manting Temple stands on the north side of the Lancang River Bridge. Heading east from Jinghong, crossing the Lancang River Bridge, turning right into Manting Village, you can see the magnificent Manting Temple, which is the oldest Buddhist temple in Jinghong. The temple is surrounded by Dai bamboo houses and tall broad-leaved trees such as Bodhi, mango, and betel nut, typical of Theravada Buddhist temples in the southern tradition.

Mengle Cultural Tourism Area in Xishuangbanna

The Mengle Cultural and Tourist Area (Mengle Great Buddha Temple) in Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture is located in Jinghong City. It is restored and rebuilt on the original site of the royal temple 'Jingpiao Temple' of the ancient Dai Kingdom, with more than 3000 steps. Visitors with good physical strength can walk to the top, or they can choose to take a sightseeing car.

Mandarin Dragon Bai Ta

The Manfeilong Pagoda is located on the back mountain of Manfeilong Village in Menglong Town, Jinghong City, Yunnan Province. It is named after its location and is also known as the Feilong White Pagoda. It is composed of a main pagoda and eight small pagodas, which from a distance look like a cluster of spring bamboo shoots breaking through the soil, hence the name: Sun Tower. It is a group of pagodas in the style of a Vajra throne.

Jingzhen Octagonal Pavilion

The Octagonal Pavilion of Jingzhen

Man Leif Pagoda

The Manlei Pagoda is located on the top of the mountain next to Manlei Village in the southeast of Mengzheba, Menghai County, hence the name Manlei Pagoda. Mengzheba is the first dam in Xishuangbanna and also an important granary in Xishuangbanna.