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The Grand Mosque

Address: No.5 Jiulou Lane, Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
Phone Number: 0352-2067337
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Ranked #9 of 51 Attractions in Datong
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Suzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Here is a very nice and traditional wall! ... nothing more ... and a souvenirs shop. Do not expect any other attraction there.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

At the time of writing, the Datong Old Town was undergoing massive restorations. The city has undertaken the mammoth project of rebuilding its ancient city walls from scratch, and its main temples have had (over-zealous) facelifts. One less publicized project is the restoration of Datong's historic mosque. The mosque was closed during our visit as a new plaza is being... More 

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