Hongqi Grand Hotel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHongqi Grand Hotel Datong
It is a good hotel for tourist, sleep in there and dream of their next trip.
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... for China. The government has decided to demolish and rebuild the old city as a mix of 'authenticity' and freer reinterpretation of old Chinese styles. All of this surrounded by shabby, grey tower blocks and, beyond that, a mass of shiny new tower blocks. Perhaps most striking is the thought that there are around 170 cities in China like this.
Next on to Pingyao by sleeper train.
As a PS, we have to talk about noise. It seems the Chinese ...
We dozed off on the way back to the Yungang Grottoes, just to the north-west of Datong. The lack of sleep on the night train was starting to show. There is a walk in to the main part, from the car park, of about a mile. By the time we got there, Mum had no energy left to look around. She sat outside next to the camels (no idea, don't ask) ...
70Km South of Datong, a Wooden Pagoda is the oldest and highest wooden structure in Chian. One section on the top was damaged ...
... stuffed couches until the clerk is ready for us. We explain what we want and there is a lot of discussion until a second clerk arrives and says we must see the supervisor, back down stairs. The supervisor is at lunch. We try to go to lunch too, but all we do is get wet again and return having found nowhere to eat within rain-running distance. Finally, the supervisor returns and invites us into her office. She checks her computer and gives us a slip of ...
... road long enough to pick up passengers. Then on to Xi'an we went. It was about 6 1/2 hours but it wasn't bad as all the road were super highways. Once in we settled at the Shang De Binguan Hotel (Y160). This hotel, right across from the bus station, has seen its better days but it does offer all the basics. Yesterday, I discovered that we can't get train tickets to Chengdu as we planned. In addition, there are no ...