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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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More Transportation in Datong

Capturados por el CIT / Captured by the CIT

Cundo bajas del tren en Datong te sientes capturado por el CIT pues están esperando a la salida y en cuanto ven a un "guiri" lo atrapan e intentan venderle la excursión . A pesar de ser unos...
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elpariente
Mar 27, 2008

Tren /Train

Llegamos a Datong en tren de día y nos fuimos hacia Pingyao en el tren nocturno al día siguiente , así que fue nuestro estreno en los asientos y camas duras . ambos como su propio nombre indica son...
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elpariente
Mar 26, 2008

Taking the train to and from Datong

Datong is on the railwaytrack between Beijing and Xian. From Beijing it is a six hours ride for 46 Yuan as a Hard Seat. Dont worry, it is much better than it sounds;-)Leaving Datong to Xian, you have...
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tremendopunto
May 16, 2005

Rough ride to the Hanging Monastery

Bustrip from Datong to the Xuankong Si. You have to take a private bus to Hunyuan (10-15 Kuai) and from there it is only 5km rough ride on a mountain path to the Temple. Private Busses are always...
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tremendopunto
May 15, 2005

Extreme bus riding!

Well, Datong public transportation is quite adventurous! The bus on the pic still has some scars from several roadkills and the door opens by pulling the "automatic" line;-)In other busses you could...
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tremendopunto
May 14, 2005

easy to go to Yungang Cave

Yungang cave is west of Datong, pretty close. You can easily get an taxi or join a day tour at local travel agenciesIt takes about 40 min from city center to Yungang CaveTour buses to Yungan Cave and...
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ForbiddenCity
May 27, 2004
 
 
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Getting to Datong

There is a night train from Beijing West Station. In 2001, this was K705 leaving at 11:23pm and scheduled to arrive at 6:30am. If you're only doing a daytrip of the Hanging Monastery and the Cloud...
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wandering360
Oct 31, 2003

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