Jinye Hotel

No.289 Xinjian West Road, Datong, Shanxi, 037006, 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

    Shanxi: Part One

    A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on Nov 03, 2013

    125 photos

    ... major modernization the rest of China is going there. Most of the residents were elderly people. Hardly any young adults.

    I explored the village and could not believe the natural scenery and the old buildings. As I continued up a trail, I stumble upon a maze, which I did not do, but others did. It was hilarious to see how many times people tried to figure the maze out.

    Later, right as I was walking down the trail, I saw a ...

    Crossing west

    A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 24, 2013

    ... was a story i didn't quite understand about how three of the dowager empresses had been from that town, so the emperor built the temple there to honor the town for having beautiful women. The temple appears to have nine floors but actually has more hidden inner levels. Only the first floor is open to tourists - the upper floors have survived numerous earthquakes and are beginning to lean. Apparently they're looking into ways ...

    A rocky start

    A travel blog entry by yelkins on Oct 01, 2012

    174 photos

    ... in. It wasn’t long before we found our first cave which had a gargantuan Buddha statue carved into the cliff face. Over all I think there were about 9 or 10 caves all with unique Buddha statues of all sizes. I think I was about the size of a toe compared to the biggest we one we saw. It wasn’t even his big toe. We managed to spend the whole day wandering around the various cliffs and temples before we headed home ready for a new day of busses tomorrow. ...

    Datong - why?

    A travel blog entry by jemmsie on Jun 16, 2011

    11 photos

    ... day in Datong. We catch the bus out to the hanging monastery but a car/taxi takes us the last 5k up the hill. Entry fee according to the LP, 60yuan. Well it is now 130! More than double! I tell Mum I am happy to wait, she can go in but she doesn’t want to pay that amount either. So we take some snaps from the fence and then, how do we get back into town? Because we had caught the taxi up the last bit, there are no public buses. Mum wants me to ...

    Yunang Caves and the Hanging Monastery

    A travel blog entry by mollyandrob on Dec 05, 2010

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... we walked through the turnstiles and started at the ‘scenic’ entrance. The long walkway was something very similar to Angkor Wat; obelisks on the back of Elephants lined the hallway until we reached the first cave. Although they were new statues, they were still quite impressive; it felt like something a roman emperor would have to walk through when first entering Egypt.

    The caves were brilliant, 45 of them, all with carvings dedicated ...