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Huayan Temple of Datong

Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

Just another temple in the middle of Datong, at the extremely high price of 80RMB/person, which is even more than the Forbidden City or the Heaven Temple in Beijing. I don't think that the fact that it is one of the oldest temples in China...More

Thank CucuCongre
Reviewed May 31, 2015

we had time left in datong and we visited this temple, its nice to see but no must to visit, partly new reconstructed, part dusty and old nice for an hour

Thank Wilbert D
Reviewed May 29, 2015

It worth to pay a viist particularrly someone who love Chinese arcuitecture! I recommend to hire a guide for brief introduction. It will highlight the visit.

Thank hamdan268
Reviewed May 26, 2015

When you are in Datong, don't miss Huayan Temple. It is in the newly refurbished city center where everything is brand new, but made to look old. The original temple blends in well with its environment and offers the following attractions: main and side temples,...More

Thank Renata_FTL
Reviewed May 25, 2015

After Mianshan this is very average. Too many people on this structure at one time. Is still worth a visit.

Thank 79linda2015
Reviewed April 14, 2015

You can climb up one of the buildings to see the slums on one side, and the renewed old city on the other side. It's a nice place to see once you are in Datong.

Thank velo11ab
Reviewed January 28, 2015

Although in the middle of a reconstructed town set up for tourism,to see the Wooden Pagoda was impressive. To think it was built by hand completely of wood 3000 years ago and remains the largest wooden pagoda in the world is remarkable. Sadly, due to...More

Thank Terry G
Reviewed December 23, 2014

A large area in reconstructed old town , very beautiful and interesting.take most of your short visit to see wall painting and wood carving, if you had enough time try to wonder in reconstructed old town nearby.

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed July 23, 2014

The temple is right in the middle of the city. It took us a while to find it due to the heavy construction in progress around the entire site. The whole area surrounding this site is rebuilt into some ancient town/city for tourism. Unfortunately the...More

Thank CV K
Reviewed June 22, 2014

This temple stand in the middle of the town. For me (european) this temple is very nice but if you visit others before it will look like the same. we were lucky to assist to a celebration. Best thing in this temple is to go...More

Thank LudovicRoux
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