Tongtie Binguan

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

Exploring the awesome Yungang Caves & night tr

A travel blog entry by jarcher106 on Sep 17, 2013

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... an upper window cutting through the dust filled air illuminating the body - it felt straight out of an Indiana Jones set! Some of the caves were once covered by wooden structures, but many of these are long gone, although Caves 5, 6, 7 and 8 were fronted by three story wooden temples. As we walked along the cliff the scale of the statues inside seemed to get more and more impressive with literally giant 17 meter high ...

Last week, Pingyao & Datong

A travel blog entry by martijnh on Apr 16, 2013

2 comments, 23 photos

... China te zien. De dag erna een beetje rondgelopen, middagwarmte ontweken (ongeveer 30 graden) en een tempel bezocht. Mooi om dat een keer te zien. De dag erna was het tijd om de trein te halen naar Datong. Aangezien er in Datong geen goede hostels zijn was ik op een duurder hotel aangewezen. Aangezien ik er nu al 5 weken op heb zitten heb ik mijzelf getrakteerd en 2 nachten in de plaatselijke Holiday Inn geboekt. Eerste indruk: wauw wat een hotel! Ik schat ...

Avacardo/brown Bath

A travel blog entry by g4dginesi on Oct 18, 2011

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... deposits etc, to access it the monks had to climb to the top of the mountain and asend on ropes??? over 1000 years ago!! wow!!

Datong is also famus for the nine dragon screen a 45m long, 8m high and 2m thick anchient spirit wall built in 1392, unfortunatly we didnt have time to visit.

We say a noodle robot!!!! random well it was it made and cut noodles and it was a massive ...

A Marvelous Buddhism Land

A travel blog entry by otctony on Jul 05, 2011

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... China. There are only there sort of screen wall in the country and two in Beijing royal garden and court. It was originally part of the residence gate for Ming dynasty first emperor's little son, and is 8m high, over 45m long and 2m thick. Day 2 Hanging Temple and Wooden Pagoda

Hanging Temple is also named as Suspending Temple. This monastery is located outside the town ...

Yunang Caves and the Hanging Monastery

A travel blog entry by mollyandrob on Dec 05, 2010

2 comments, 16 photos

... ticket office the guards were offering military style soviet, full length, fur trimmed jackets for the walk to the monastery. Unfortunately we declined the offer. Even from afar we could tell the monastery was going to be something else..

Suspended there, sixty feet from the ground, raised only by thin wooden stilt legs, was the monastery. It wore the same typically Chinese roof that we know so will, plenty of coloured discs and tiles and upturned ends ...


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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