Chenguang International Hotel

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

Shanxi: Part One

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


... bus with my program to Datong. In Datong, we checked out the Yungang Grotto, which had beautiful Buddhist artwork. It was amazing to see the statues and caves.

Following that, we drove to our hotel. After checking in, Victoria, the two Laura, and I went to eat noodles across the street from our hotel. There a lot of people from our program were there too.

Once we were done eating, we went to the store near the restaurant, but ...

Crossing west

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker

We're on route from Datong to Pingyao - a four hour drive supposedly. The countryside is pretty but monotonous. Huge mountains loom blue in the distance across flat brown fields. Corn, millet and potatoes the guide told us. We've also seem sheep. Very little heavy machinery; the farmwork is done by hand, with a few tractors and plows pulled by horses or donkeys.
This morning we saw the Hanging Temple, a Buddhist, Taoist ...

The problem is Spam.

A travel blog entry by yelkins


... we hopped in the number 2 bus in the direction of the Yungan Grotto’s only it wasn’t in the right direction. We stayed on the bus until it looped us back around to the train station. With most of our day wasted on the bus ride from hell even if we did manage to find the right bus it would be too late to visit now. Hopefully we can find it tomorrow but for now it’s off to bed for me in a comfortable bed with springs and 2 pillows. Yay, got to love hotels! ...

Datong - why?

A travel blog entry by jemmsie


... of town to the caves. EASY! Mum is super impressed with how well we are getting around and how cheap the transport has been! It wasn’t even a dollar to go 45 mins on the bus out to the caves. The caves were interesting and we spent the good part of the day wondering through the grounds and along the cliff. We saw some really hairy camels. I asked to take their photo but the guy got angry, so later, when we were walking along the cliff, I got out my ...

Yunang Caves and the Hanging Monastery

A travel blog entry by mollyandrob


... to persuade Sam and Mol to get off before the last stop, thinking it was the correct stop, I was wrong; we waited a few minutes and then jumped back on the No.3 to finally arrive at the Yungang Caves.

The entrance to the caves wasn’t very 'cavey’ at all; a huge modern entrance greeted us at the last stop and then we had to buy our tickets from a building that wouldn’t have looked out of place as a Sheraton reception hall. With tickets ...


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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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent