Yungang Jianguo Hotel

No.21 Yingbin East Road, Shi District, Datong, Shanxi, 037004, China | Hotel
Prices starting from $67.00
 

Travel Blogs from Datong

DaTong, Lanzhou, and Halloween

A travel blog entry by alexandmarymac

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... at whichever city he is staying in for the night, then gets up early Sunday, works all day, then travels back home Sunday evening. This is interesting, but very tiring, so he doesn't get much site-seeing done as you can imagine.

Also, my bestie Jessica moved at the end of October to Greece (lucky girl!) and so we had a girls adventure to DaTong to do a little seeing of the amazing sites ...

Datong - a reinvention

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker

... to gaze at the gigantic statues. The guide explained that these were carved from the top down. The earlier dynasty created them standing, with eyes barely open, and only in stone. The later dynasty moved to buddhas in more sitting positions, eyes more open, hands in the variety of buddhist symbolic positions. This later dynasty drilled holes through the statues and inserted wooden beams, tied with silk ropes, and then covered the statues with clay. The ...

The problem is Spam.

A travel blog entry by yelkins

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... they pull out is a lighter. Eh? Why a lighter would be in my bag I have no idea. They scanned my bag again and it still set off the alarms. Security was repeatedly asking me if I have anything in my bag that I shouldn’t have. My mind at this point is going mental over Spam but no, I’m sure, there is nothing in my bag that I shouldn’t have. Then they show me the x-ray of my bag. Spam! No not Spam. A knife. Why do I have a knife in my bag?! The ...

The winding Alleys

A travel blog entry by gearoids

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... got to his house. It was a room with space for two beds, table and wardrobe and a solitary window. Fascinating to experience and see how the people here live. But also a reminder to be thankful for what I have in life. He asked about us staying another night and we decided we would, until he told us he would be working again, so we opted for just the one night. It's a shame. We both really liked him and his enthusiasm. I went to wash my shirt and he ...

Moving on - Datong

A travel blog entry by markandjo

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... 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 ...

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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