Continental Hotel

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

Unexpected Treasure

A travel blog entry by taffjones on Sep 20, 2014

4 photos

... ticket attendant for the city wall said "This ticket is for North Wall, East Wall and South Wall", my obvious question was "What about the West Wall?". His answer was "It's still being built". In a stroke of genius, the wall has been combined with the museum of architecture and modern art. In a second stroke of genius there is no warning of this, so you round a corner or look over a wall and are surprised by some bizarre ...

Grottos and Mountain Monastery

A travel blog entry by jimoo on Sep 07, 2013

25 photos

... beams looks majestic and fragile at the same time, appearing as if it could slide down the mountain side at any moment. The wooden stilts that appear to be holding the monastery aren't really functional and wobble on movement as you pass (and despite knowing they are not functional, the wobble still induces anxiety). The temple is full of small rooms, each decorated with Budda and Chinese calligraphy. The walkways are ...

Last week, Pingyao & Datong

A travel blog entry by martijnh on Apr 16, 2013

2 comments, 23 photos

... a train at 13:40 (local time) to Beijing, where I will arrive at 20:00 (local time). So what is left of my huge trip to Asia? 5 Days in Beijing, Shanghai 2 days, 3 days in Guilin, and 5 (and a bit) days in Hong Kong. I cannot believe, that in about 2.5 weeks, I will be home... (Feeling sad...), but looking forward to seeing my family again. Now I am going to enjoy my last evening in this luxury hotel, swim, shower, have a good night of sleep. Enjoy! See you ...

Datong - only to see outside attractions

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid on May 18, 2012

9 photos

... back at 6 pm.

I will dedicate one block of time to upload selected pictures of each place - not today though.

Anyway the Grottoes (am tour) were built by devotees of Buddha - The Grottoes have been preserved with great care - these are caves where the early "gentry" and "commoners" prayed and worshipped Buddhas - the first 20 caves being the most ornate and the largest in size - even then money talked! We could ...

Datong(China).Buddhist Caves and Taoist Temple.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan on Oct 15, 2010

79 photos

... a magic Taoist temple seventy km. southeast of Datong.
It is the Xuankong Si, commonly called the Hanging temple, because it looks like it is hanging on the cliff face.
In this temple the three main religions of China, Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism are represented and Buddha, Lao Tze and Kong Zi seem to be quite happy together.
However,the monstruosity of the Cultural Revolution ...