Yan Bei Hotel

No.1A Yuhe West Road, Datong, Shanxi, 037044, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Datong

Shanxi: Part One

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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... us. He asked me where I was from and I said American. Then he said, "American born Chinese?" I said "Yes!" because finally somebody understood that I am American of Chinese descent.

As Eileen and I were walking away, the guy yelled that Eileen forgot her bag. We were so thankful that he was nice to tell her.

After the pit stop, we finally arrived at the village. My first impression was that it was very raw because it did not ...

Crossing west

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker

... to pray for health, safety from flood or invasion, as a watchtower to see invasions and as a sort of restpoint for pilgrims heading to the Buddhist sacred mountains - thus the respect for so many different faiths at this one spot. It's no longer an active temple but we saw people showing devotion to Buddha.
Next we drove another hour or so to the Wooden Pagoda, a huge and old structure that's in relatively good shape ...

A rocky start

A travel blog entry by yelkins

174

... run after it in hopes that we could jump on. Score, we found the bus stop. Honestly I think I could write a better travel book than some people. All it said in our book was get on this bus and go to this stop then get that bus to that stop. Seriously, at what point did it say go round the corner to find the next bus stop. Rubbish! Anyway after only 1 and a half days of looking for the Yungan Caves we finally found them. With a whopping 300kuai entrance fee we ...

Datong - why?

A travel blog entry by jemmsie

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... see any of the Great Wall of China. Well she did, but it wasn’t like the real Great Wall which you see on postcards. I have failed as a tour guide. Buggar. But we did see a cool old fort (well the wall around what used to be a fort). I climbed up onto the wall. A little scary so mum stayed on the ground and collected some special little ancient objects. There were very few trees and it was super windy so we headed back onto town. Oops. Sorry mum.
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Yunang Caves and the Hanging Monastery

A travel blog entry by mollyandrob

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... we walked through the turnstiles and started at the ‘scenic’ entrance. The long walkway was something very similar to Angkor Wat; obelisks on the back of Elephants lined the hallway until we reached the first cave. Although they were new statues, they were still quite impressive; it felt like something a roman emperor would have to walk through when first entering Egypt.

The caves were brilliant, 45 of them, all with carvings dedicated ...

Location

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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TripAdvisor Reviews Yan Bei Hotel Datong

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent