Tiangui International Hotel

No.133 Yunzhong Road, Datong, Shanxi, 037006, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

DaTong, Lanzhou, and Halloween

A travel blog entry by alexandmarymac on Nov 11, 2013

71 photos

... DaTong, Alex was heading further westward to Lanzhou. Yet one more city in Alex's tour of China whilst working. There he met up with friends and coworkers and had a nice meal (HUGE hamburgers) and a few pints with his friends. At least he loves his job! Additionally, he has passed the writing examiners training and now not only administers the oral English exam, but also marks the writing papers during ...

Datong - a reinvention

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 23, 2013

... would have thought. And there has been theft, blamed on french amd japanese, and destruction during the Cultural Revolution, but there is so much that's still in amazing condition. We saw an entire part of the cliff face covered in tiny buddha carvings - these are the pilgrim caves and were created for families that didn't have the money to sponsor larger caves.
There was a real feeling of travel, of different peoples and different times pouring ...

The problem is Spam.

A travel blog entry by yelkins on Sep 30, 2012

37 photos

... and collect it within 30 days if I want I back. How nice of them, I thought they would just throw it away. Anyway, finally through security and on our way to our gate which happens to be the furthest gate from where we were. After many prayers that we weren’t going to be boarding a paper plane they were answered. We had a rather tiny but defiantly not paper plane, and off we went. 40miutes later and we landed in Datong. Not without first being served Capri ...

Buddha's Grotto & the Hanging Monastry of Hengshan

A travel blog entry by dcinternational on Jul 26, 2011

5th century Buddhas carved directly into a cliff face - who could say no?

Glad we said yes as these rocks rocked! Immense pieces of craftsmanship in size, number and detail and well preserved due to the cave like nature of the grottoes the statues are set in. With over 50,000 Buddhas to vie for our attention we decided to concentrate on the main ones e.g. those tall than us! Unique now in ...

Moving on - Datong

A travel blog entry by markandjo on Mar 09, 2011

2 comments, 21 photos

... in the 5th century BC. The biggest Buddha is 17m high, whilst the smallest is only 5cm tall. In one cave there were over 10,000 mini-Buddha’s!



Hanging monastery

This is what it suggests - a monastery, 250ft up, hanging off the side of a mountain! Poles were driven into the mountain ...

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This hotel, located in the Downtown area of Datong, is near Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, and Mount Hengshan Scenic Spot.
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