Shaolin International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TravelPod Member ReviewsShaolin International Hotel Dengfeng
A reasonable place to stay, although some of the signs are a bit odd. Directions for the stairs were ' To Step ladder'.
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A late change of plan had us on our way to the Shaolin temple a day early. We probably should have left a little earlier as we had nearly 2 hours drive ahead of us. We reached Dengfeng just after 11 and went straight to lunch - hoping the temple would be somewhat quieter during lunchtime. Our plan was wrong. We hit shocking traffic around 5 km away from the temple and took over 2 hours to finish our journey. The ...
Sweats I thought I was done blogging once I left the resort but the trip to the airport and time at the airport in Zhengzhou were eventful! The taxi ride!! Shortly after we left the village, still in Dengfeng, I noticed the driver looking at the indicators on the dashboard rather nervously and it was not long before he stopped and popped the hood. I was getting nervous we just left and already the car ...
... guests and creating the illusion of training in the Temple [with the monks]. Somehow I could not help feeling a bit used because we were never told why we should be there and still don't know what the pictures are going to be used for and what we are supposed to represent. Anyhow at around 06:00 it was over and we could go back to bed. Training was going to be at 09:00. Could not sleep anymore so had a little breakfast when ...
... worship together. The temple is the burial ground for the head of Guan Yu who was murdered. The next year his head was buried here. The tomb has remained here, although there has been lots of repairs in and around the temple area. My next problem was finding where the head was buried. Too many Chinese signs so I wasn't able to find out where it was buried. As this all happened in 219 AD I suppose they might have forgotten where they put it.
... front of us. In the centre of the underground parking zone was a police car, happily watching proceedings. The line started to deplete, and slowly so did the number of taxis. When only one taxi was left, there were around 15 people in front of us - and the police car pulled out.
What happened next was unbelievable. After waiting around 5 minutes, there were no taxis arriving and people were starting to get nervous - how would we get to Xi'an? ...