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Address: Yanghe Street, Cheng District, Datong 037000, China
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Although there is a Nine Dragon badge left, I can imagine how big the building it was. it is beautiful.

Reviewed May 29, 2015
Hong Kong, China

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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is worth seeing as are the other two walls in Beijing. This one is very close to the centre of town and to the Garden Hotel. Nearby are various interesting gates, restored hutong alleys and some interesting shops and restaurants.

Thank fernroseVancouver
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73 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed June 10, 2015

Served as a barrier for the mansion of the son of the first Ming emperor. It is larger than the two equivalents in Beijing.

Thank Arthur F
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2015

the 9 dragon screen is hidden in a backyard, the condition is not good we found it not special and not worth the effort, we spend 10 min and left

Thank Wilbert D
Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 29, 2015

Although there is a Nine Dragon badge left, I can imagine how big the building it was. it is beautiful.

Thank hamdan268
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207 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed May 26, 2015

This large tiles screen (it is the largest in China) represent nine dragons. It is colourfull and very complex. The dragons themselves are beautyfull and the masterpiece is well mantained. Definitely something to see.

Thank br1xra
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very beautiful but apart from its historical significance this isn't high on my must see list. The Chinese are very proud of this screen.

Thank 79linda2015
Herzliya, Israel
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320 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2015

big light blue dragon mosaic ceramics wall from Ming dynesty, 45.5 meter long 8 wide from 1392- 25 years celebration for the reign of the first Ming emperor

Thank Zippi_11
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

We visited as part of our tour but really only to fill in time. It had historical significance but I wouldn't rate it high on my must see things in Datong or China

Thank theleavers_03
Sherbrooke, Canada
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815 reviews
400 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2015

Not that the tickets are expensive but you can actually see it from the door before you decide to buy a ticket to go in. It is nothing more than what you see on the photos and the photos are nicer sometimes.

Thank JPDeM
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2015

Beautifully constructed, but also had to be reconstructed following local renovations. Look for where the error occurred on just a few tiles

Thank Joanjps

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