Continental Hotel

Address: No.88 Binxi Street, Yingbin West Road, Cheng District, Datong, Shanxi, 037003, China | Hotel
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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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Travel Blogs from Datong

Caving Communists

A travel blog entry by mikejohnmallett on Oct 11, 2014

7 comments, 10 photos

... us. It was very easy to find our way to the caves (and back). The entire bus seemed involved; treating us as if we were Royals.

When we got off the bus we discovered that it was much colder than we thought. Given that it was raining, we were simply not prepared for the cold. I was a bit concerned about the three of us getting sick. As we bought ...

Caves, smells and photoshoots

A travel blog entry by marrre on Aug 11, 2013

9 photos

... but also some of the principal emperors ordering the constructions. The impressive stoneworks have withstood the rain, sun, storm and erosion for thousands of years, bar a few fallen down walls and ceilings. Time will tell how well they'll withstand the trampling of tourist feet and scratching of dito hands. The area is also home to a lush park, a cultural centre and a modern style museum depicting the history of the Ming dynasty. The display of glittering glass loti and ...

Trans Mongolia, Leg 3, Ulaanbaatar to Beijing.

A travel blog entry by fromthemill on Oct 13, 2012

7 photos

... Mongolia. We are due to arrive in Beijing early this afternoon and are currently travelling on the last part of our Trans Mongolian adventure. That's not to say we are going to start using planes from here on in. I for one have come to like the slower pace of travel and I think Sarah also appreciates the lack of jet lag, less severe culture shock and the opportunity to see the countries we are travelling through at close quarters ...

Day 40,41 - Datong

A travel blog entry by chrisneddy on May 01, 2012

24 photos

... onto a bus to the Yuanuang caves just an hour out of town. They were simular to Longmen but different enough to still be very impressive. While not as large as Longmen they are much better preserved, even the original pigment on the statues remained. Some were so good it was hard to believe that they were 1500 years old, the logistics of everything was mind blowing. They statues remain so intact because they have almost no rain in the year, and when it does they ...


A travel blog entry by dion.maas on Oct 16, 2011

32 photos

... So one of the hotel ushers did his very best to get us a taxi post-haste, and succeeded in reasonable time. The ride was not as bad and slow as we expected and with plenty of time to spare we reached the bus station that we had so much trouble to find the previous day.

What followed was an absolute nightmare of a busride. Many of the main roads appeared to be closed for some reason, so we traveled on some of the ...