Hongqi Grand Hotel
Travel Blogs from Datong
- was supposed to arrive the night before, but arrived early in the morning with no sleep - the day was fine, but after my sight seeing, I was zonked - sad to miss the hostel as it was high up with all windows and great views, room, and bed - owner let me sleep on a bed in the evening - Fly by Night Hostel was awesome
- Yungang Caves - Bhuddas in caves - with Henrique and Louisa from Sweden
- ovenight hardseat to Pingyao
... project underway to rebuild a palace, of which no trace remains today, to bring in more tourism and commemorate the history.
Datong was the military seat of power for the thirteenth son of one of the emperors. It's his palace that's being rebuilt.
Today Datong is a coal mining town. We saw a complex where thousands of the coal miners live with their families, and the huge smokestacks in the background.
Paradoxically, the guide said Datong is ...
... during the Japanese invasion but couldn't be restored.
Yungang Grottoes, one of the three major cave clusters in ...
... It seems there are terrible roads between here and Chengdu. Thus, we had to cancel Chengdu from the itinerary. Instead, we are now planning to go to Luoyang next - home of the famous Longman Caves. After that, I will need to return to Beijing for my flight home. As for yesterday activities, we went to the Shaanxi History Museum. It is one of China's finest museums and was nice even though major parts are under ...
... us the the 'big' bus. Try as I might, I couldn't find out where this 'big' bus started from. So tomorrow's trip will be an adventure from the get go. The only other unusual thing I did today was get a body massage. It cost Y50 for 65 minutes. Although it was well worth the roughly $6.75 it cost, it was a rather poor massage. The girl was too busy talking with her friend to do a good job. I hope to have the opportunity back ...
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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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.