Howard Johnson Jindi Plaza Datong

No.88 Pingcheng Street, Datong, Shanxi, 037044, China | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

Datong - a reinvention

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker

Josh put it best. Datong is city out of the SimCity computer game. A grid system, with huge skyrises pushing up everywhere, all facing the same direction. Construction sites are all over, demarcated by huge cranes. And there's a God choosing randomly where to build and where to destroy.
This is a city of three million people, with big plans and …

Impressive Hanging Monastery and a relaxing cafe

A travel blog entry by jarcher106


... charm of some other old towns we'd seen. We were starving and couldn't find any restaurants at all so opted for a guilty McDonalds for Linner. A short stroll down the restored main street we came across a cafe where we relaxed with an excellent cappuccino and had a good wifi session. We had a fairly long walk back to our hotel in search of water and snacks for the next day, which we eventually found, before crashing out! Stayed at Jiulong Holiday Hotel, Datong [T&J Rating: ...

Last week, Pingyao & Datong

A travel blog entry by martijnh


... if the kindergarten, a red fish, it brings: happiness, prosperity, health. That sounds good! Saturday it was time for packing my bags and in the evening I had to go to the station to catch my train to Pingyao! The overnight sleepertrain was pleasantly comfortable, but that's soft sleeper class. Quite expensive for Chinese. About 25 euros for a journey of 8 hours, so to Dutch standards very affordable. In the morning I arrived in Pingyao, the hostel was ...

Datong - only to see outside attractions

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid


... the local area and just taking in the atmosphere there. I don't know why but I have been expecting the towns outside Beijing/Shanghai to be small and rural - no way - they have millions of people - are hectic, sprawling block after block of high-rise apartments and traffic to take your breath away. I thought crossing the road in Hanoi was hair-raising enough - it is just as bad here! Zebra crossings? What are they for? ...

Datong(China).Buddhist Caves and Taoist Temple.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan


... Some people see it as a sort of miracle.
In the city of Datong they are some beautiful temples and a Nine Dragon Screen originally part of the gate of the palace of the son of Hong Wu, the emperor of the Ming dynasty.
But the surroundings of the city are the site of the Yungang Caves.
There is a nice park leading to the cave’s site, designed recently because the Mayor of Datong wanted ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on No.88 Pingcheng Street, Datong, is near Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, and Mount Hengshan Scenic Spot.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHoward Johnson Jindi Plaza Datong

Reviewed by silencespeaker

Nice place

Reviewed Apr 23, 2013
by (4 reviews) Arlington , United States Flag of United States

The panorama restaurant is well worth the views of the old city walls. Good food too!

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TripAdvisor Reviews Howard Johnson Jindi Plaza Datong

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent