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Private Datong Yungang Grottoes Day Tour from Beijing
"In the early morning around 5:00am your driver will pick you up at your desired location. Drive about 4.5 hours about 350 kilometers away from Beijing in a comfortable and air conditional car. Arrive around 9:30am where you can enjoy some local food in Datong such as sliced noodles. After the local food lunch you will visit the Yungang grottoes from 11:00am to 3:00pm. It is an excellent examples of rock-cut architecture one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China and an outstanding example of the Chinese stone carvings from the 5th and 6th centuries. All together the site is composed of 252 grottoes with more than 51
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Datong Classic Day Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Datong or railway station at 9:00 am in the morning and transferred to the Yungang Grottoes (approx. 60 km). The Yungang Grottos one of the three leading grottoes in China is located in the south of Wuzhou Mountain. There are 254 grottos and 51000 stone sculptures representing the highest level of world carving art in the fifth century and considered the peak of the Chinese Buddhism artwork. If you would like to stop by for lunch your guide can give you some lunch recommendations at your own expense. After lunch continue to the Hanging Temple in the early afternoon. The Hanging Temple was first built 1400 years ago in the Northern Wei Dynasty and rebuilt in the Tang Jin Ming and Qing Dynasties. This temple is unique not only for its constructional techniques and elaborate design
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Datong Classic Day Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Datong or railway station at 9:00 am in the morning and transferred to the Yungang Grottoes (approx. 60 km). The Yungang Grottos one of the three leading grottoes in China is located in the south of Wuzhou Mountain. There are 254 grottos and 51000 stone sculptures representing the highest level of world carving art in the fifth century and considered the peak of the Chinese Buddhism artwork. If you would like to stop by for lunch your guide can give you some lunch recommendations at your own expense. After lunch continue to the Hanging Temple in the early afternoon. The Hanging Temple was first built 1400 years ago in the Northern Wei Dynasty and rebuilt in the Tang Jin Ming and Qing Dynasties. This temple is unique not only for its constructional techniques and elaborate design
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Billiards

Maybe you can catch a game with some locals. Just down the food alley next to the Great Mosque are a few tables. I can't vouch for their quality as they sit uncovered outside. Are they level? I guess...
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John195123
Apr 07, 2008

Side streets

As always in travel, I recommend the side streets; the streets that most tourists don't bother seeing, the streets that have the real people on them, the real smells, the real food, the real goings...
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Apr 07, 2008

Spectacular Views - Feng Shui Ta

NOTE: Please do not do what we did - do not attempt this climb without a local guide.You can see Feng Shui Ta from Meidai Monastery (see previous tip). In early May, 2005 my wife Jane and I,...
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Paulgreville
May 27, 2005

More than just a monastery - Meidai

Take one of the regular buses from Hohhot to Baotou, ask the driver to stop at Meidai Zhao, scrabble down the bank on to the old road, and walk up the main village street till you see the...
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Paulgreville
May 24, 2005

Yuquan Spring

Really only just off the beaten track, the Yuquan Spring is another subliminal advertisment for how incredibly lucky the Mongolians were for the Chinese to head up north.In 1679, Emperor Kangxi came...
mke1963
Sep 04, 2004

Princess Kejing's Mansion

The mansion of Princess Kejing, the daughter of wily old Emperor Kangxi, is in the north of the city, just beyond the railway station. It also doubles as the Hohot city museum.Unfortunately, the...
mke1963
Aug 30, 2004
 
 
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The Great Mosque

Unfortunately the Great Mosque is currently (Aug 2004) closed for refurbishment, and is not accessible at all. You can see some of the buildings from the street and from the staircase in the market...
mke1963
Aug 29, 2004

Architecture

Hohhot has some unusual architecture. Wander around the city, and the spectrum ranges from concrete block Chinese to Muslim-style to who knows what... it's definitely unique in China.
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Apr 07, 2008

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