Jin Shui Hotel

Address: Binxi Road, Datong, Shanxi, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Binxi Road, 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

    Day 7 - Datong

    A travel blog entry by elsabae on Apr 03, 2015

    2 comments, 14 photos

    ... Not a place for people uncomfortable with heights! The left end was buttressed with a stone wall 300 years ago and the rest is reinforced with slender poles but the real support system is beams drilled back into the rock by the original builders. The overall effect is quite ethereal.

    Next, on to the grottos with a stop along the way to lunch on local handcut noodles. Yum yum.

    The Yungang Caves or grottoes are a series of 252 man-made alcoves and caves carved ...

    Unexpected Treasure

    A travel blog entry by taffjones on Sep 20, 2014

    4 photos

    ... and another 40 smaller caves made by families or villages. Also well worth visiting is the hanging monastery. This was built by chiseling 2m deep holes into a shear cliff face, putting 3m poles into these holes and resting the wooden frames on them. On a side note, I stayed in my first hotel for ages, The Garden Hotel. It has a Brazilian chef and predictably it has Brazilian food. One of the best meals I've had in ...

    Day of rest and foot knives

    A travel blog entry by jimoo on Sep 06, 2013

    2 photos

    ... about with a PC set to Chinese language mode. Surprisingly the business centre or staff don't use or know about PDF files. With help, we download a Adobe reader and FINALLY print off some tickets. Job done, a now dun-in and grumbly James returns to bed and I to the spa. The spa menu is translated and I point to the head and shoulder massage (at 89 yen surely a bargain!!!). The reception lady who speaks a little English informs me that this is a foot massage ?????? She points to ...

    The spectacular Yungang Caves!!

    A travel blog entry by markandjade on Feb 05, 2013

    15 photos

    ... more people came on until the whole central passageway was blocked up with people trying to get home for new year. Me, Mark and a friendly man next to us attempted a conversation for a while, even though he spoke no English what so ever, much to the amusement of the whole carriage. Within 5 minutes everyone was staring at us, people got off their chairs and turned around to have a nosey. Soon everyone was laughing at the 3 of us trying to ...

    Datong - only to see outside attractions

    A travel blog entry by siestabrigid on May 18, 2012

    9 photos

    ... for pedestrians to cross the road safely - it is a game of chicken, where the driver is the rooster and rules the road. So what's a few dead pedestrians here and there - plenty more to take their place! Anyway, I am still here to tell the tale.

    The next morning I met up with my guide and driver to spend a day - lunch included - visiting The Yungang Grottoes and The Hanging Monastery. There were 10 of us, including Andy who ...