Chenguang International Hotel

68 East Yingbin Road, Datong, Shanxi, 037006, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

Not always as old as it looked.

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jul 07, 2014

27 photos

... else is going to be 21st century fantasy. The Yungang Buddhist Grottos are close by Datong and have been well preserved. There is some water damage to the sandstone sculptures but those which have been protected from the elements are amazing. Started 1400 years ago there are 21 caves with over 5000 statues. Some large but many tiny. The site has been reconstructed with many new buildings and replacement ...

Datong - a reinvention

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 23, 2013

... the old city walls around the entire walled city. They now stand complete and quite impressive. The mayor also took on a major and continuing renovation program at the site Datong is most famous for - the Yingman grottoes. The main temples in the heart of Datong were restored and touristified, with bathrooms and ticketed entrance gates and manacured courtyards, as well as the restoration or recreation of inner temples that had been destroyed. And now there's ...

The problem is Spam.

A travel blog entry by yelkins on Sep 30, 2012

37 photos

... way to the airport. I know they say that your meant to arrive at least 2 hours before your flight I think we were a little excessive. We arrived a good 12 hours before our flight. What to do in an airport for 12 hours. Once we had eaten there was pretty much nothing left to do. We managed to find an hourly hotel inside the airport that seemed more convenient to stay in than traipsing round Beijing trying to find a place to stay for the night. We woke up at about ...

The winding Alleys

A travel blog entry by gearoids on Aug 25, 2011

22 photos

... were impressive but after a while I got all Buddha'd out. I was beginning to realise China is one big tourist trap. A lot of building going on to make the place look more ancient, with a huge courtyard, bridge and village being built around the site. Not very authentic at all. We will be revising our travel itinerary and perhaps skipping a few places that sound too touristy!
After our tour we were dropped off in the city and we tried to sort out ...

Moving on - Datong

A travel blog entry by markandjo on Mar 09, 2011

2 comments, 21 photos

... bar to wish us good night! Mark will argue that it was just the change from the train to the hotel that made him misty-eyed.

Impressions of Datong

Our impressions of Datong have been very mixed – it seems as though there are many sides to this principally industrial city. As we came in on the train, all ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Datong, is near Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, and Mount Hengshan Scenic Spot.
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