Datong Labor Union Hotel

No.30 Xinjian South Road, Nanjiao District, Datong, Shanxi, 037028, China | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Datong

Impressive Hanging Monastery and a relaxing cafe

A travel blog entry by jarcher106

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After checking out the free Chinese breakfast we decided to give it a miss and took a taxi to the bus station. By 9:10am we were munching some of our classic Europe cake on the bus to the Hanging Monastery. Around 2.5 hours later we were offloaded from the bus and rather oddly ushered into a free taxi, which took us and another Chinese couple the final few kilometres to the Hanging Monastery. The monastery itself was an impressive site, build precariously into the side of a ...

Last week, Pingyao & Datong

A travel blog entry by martijnh

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... in de berg, de verticale pilaren die je in de foto ziet, waarvan je denkt dat het steunpilaren zijn, zijn puur optische illusie, gemaakt om toeristen zich helemaal veilig te laten voelen. Echt een indrukwekkend geheel. Dit was eigenlijk wel mijn afgelopen andere halve week. Morgen de trein van 13:40 (plaatselijke tijd) naar Beijing, waar ik ongeveer om 20:00 (plaatselijke tijd) zal arriveren. Wat is er nog over mijn enorme reis? 5 dagen Beijing, 2 ...

The giant building site

A travel blog entry by huishyjnr28

... cliff faces.On our second day in Datong we went to both of its large parks, and discovered they both had big fairgrounds with rollercoasters and ferriswheels, one even had a small zoo and a aqua centre. It all looked quite run down though so decided not to risk our lives on any of the rides. We also went to the nine dragon screen on the second day which is the largest glazed wall in china, this ...

Datong(China).Buddhist Caves and Taoist Temple.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan

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Datong (China). Buddhist Caves and Taoist Monasteries.


Datong is not in the plans of most tourists going to China. Datong, the second largest city in Shanxi province, was not in my plans either, but because I was going to Wutaishan (one of the sacred Buddhist mountains), I found myself in Datong.
And what a fantastic thing this was!. I was going to see some unexpected (for me) marvels.
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Yungang Grottoes and dinner with the neighbors

A travel blog entry by wheresjeff

This is a top pick!
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... were more like 20, each one amazing in some way—in size or detail or both. We looked at each one and then, having looked at just about everything, decided to head back. We could walk back to the main entrance or through the exit which led, as expected, through a phalanx of people selling tacky souvenir items. For some reason, we chose the latter. One woman persistently pestered Xuesong most of the way to the main entrance to buy something until ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Datong, is near Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, and Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda.
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