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Begun in 1038 AD, the whole site covers about 600,000 square feet, with many buildings within its walls. It is located along the western wall of the old city. The Daxiong Bao Dian, the upper temple's huge main hall, built in 1140 AD, is one...More
Most visit Datong for Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple. So did we. Didn’t harbour much expectation when we visited. Turn out, it was one of our most enjoyable visits of our entire trip. The temple is easily accessed on foot if you stay within the...More
Inside the walls of the city, 50 yuan entry fee is well worth the opportunity to see some wonderful architecture, and stroll around the halls and temple, there is some info in English, however in this modern era it is easy to look up beforehand...More
This is the most beautiful temple in downtown Datong. While 80% of its building are reconstructed, but I still think it's worth visiting. The peaceful atmosphere made the visit very enjoyable. Better to go with a guide so you know what to look at.
This is a great temple to visit, but be aware that it is not a lot different than some of the others we have seen around China.
This is however very well preserved, but the main thing to see here are the buildings and a...More
I have just returned from my second tour of china this time incorporating the Datong area my tour was booked with china highlights and my guide in Datong was Lydia she was brilliant she was thoughtful and considerate and very informative about the places we...More
Beautiful temple and pagoda.
You can walk up the pagoda and you have a good view around and you can see the old hutongs. Soon they will be gone. Entrance fee is 65 RMB.
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