Tongtie Binguan

No.5 Zhanbei Street, Datong, Shanxi, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

Impressive Hanging Monastery and a relaxing cafe

A travel blog entry by jarcher106


... back to the car park. We had a prolonged negotiation with a number of taxi drivers, as unsurprisingly no one could offer the free ride back to the bus station. Instead we got a taxi to take us all the way back to Datong for not much more than the bus and after some waiting around for two other Chinese tourists we were finally off. We got dropped off at the old town, which had essentially been rebuilt entirely after the Chinese had previously demolished it! Needless to say it ...

Last week, Pingyao & Datong

A travel blog entry by martijnh


... Datong. The last week of volunteer work I did on my own after Mercy had gone back to the USA. Classes went fine, did a lot teaching on my own. As the end of the week approached. I realized that I will probably never see these kids again and they are so cute (most of the time! :D). Thursday a teacher made a video of my during the morning exercise, but you see it when I get back. (Too big to upload). Saying goodbye was a bit difficult, I got a gift from ...

Datong - only to see outside attractions

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid


... way - parts of the landscape looked lunar - great big craters and crevasses in the earth. I don't know how it evolved in this way?

When I arrived I was met by Mr Gao from the CITS Office (China Tourist Service). We went to his office and I booked a whole day guided tour to the Hanging Monastery and Yungang Grottoes. Just as well, as I only had that afternoon and all the next day to see the area. I spent the rest of the first ...

Datong(China).Buddhist Caves and Taoist Temple.

A travel blog entry by nievesjordan


... Yingxian Pagoda,also called the wooden pagoda, built in 1056 during the Liao dynasty, without using a single nail.It is one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world. On both sides of the passage leading to the entrance there is a exposition of photos of different construction details, statues,etc. I was asked to look at a particular photo,where one can see a cloudy sky with a Buddha-like image in ...

Yungang Grottoes and dinner with the neighbors

A travel blog entry by wheresjeff

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... was going.

Back in Datong, Guangbo wanted us to eat at a particular hot pot restaurant but a wedding was going on there so we couldn't. He suggested some Western-style place, a knockoff of McDonald's (there's actually a real McDonald's in Datong also), but I said, well, what about the place across the street. Guangbo wasn't keen about it—it apparently was some non-local place started by a celebrity—but we went there and the food ...


This hotel, located on No.5 Zhanbei Street, Datong, is near Hanging Monastery, Nine Dragon Screen, Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, and Mount Hengshan Scenic Spot.
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