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"Datong Guided Day Tour: Yungang Grottoes
"Datong Guided Day Tour: Yungang Grottoes Huyan Temple and Nine Dragon Screen""You will be picked up from your hotel in Datong at 8:30am and transferred to the Yungang Grottoes a World Cultural Heritage Site since 2001 and also one of China's largest ancient grottoes.Yungang Grottoes have 45 major caves of the size of Kukan 252 and more than 51000 stone status. There are 53 grottoes remained at the site. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and afterwards visit the Huayan Temple located on the south western side of Datong. There are two separate sections to the monastery that were built during the you will go to the famous Nine Dragon Screen. The Nine Dragon Screen was built for Prince Hongwu the 13th son of the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644 AD). It is the oldest and largest glazed screen in China with the size of 45.5 meters long
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Datong Day Tour of Yungang Grottoes and Hengshan Hanging Temple
"After pickup from your hotel in Datong at 8:30am you will be transferred to the Hengshan Hanging Temple also called the Hanging Monastery (approx. 1.5 hours).Hanging Monastery is one of China's most unique and remarkable feats of wooden architecture. The monastery is also the only one built in honor of Sakyamuni Laozi and Confucius who are founders of Buddism Taoism and Confucianism respectively. The monastery was founded during the Northern Wei period (386-584)
From $213.00
 
Datong Day Tour of Yungang Grottoes and Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Datong at 8:30am and transferred to Yinxian County to visit the famous wooden pagoda. As a Liao dynasty structure Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda was built in 1056. The wooden pagoda is one of the planet´s oldest wooden buildings. Not a single nail was used in the construction of the nine-story 67m-high structure which has thus far survived seven major earthquakes. Around noon enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch you will head to the famous Yungang Grottoes. In 2001 the site was listed as a World Cultural Heritage Site. There are fifty-three grottoes remained at the site in Yungang and there are 45 major caves the size of Kukan 252 and more than 51
From $213.00

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Traffic Rules in China!

Chinese Traffic Rules are quite flexible. Dont try to understand it, make sure you dont get hit! The strongest will survive - and you are on the lowest step of the food chain in traffic!The cracks in...
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no photo taking in some caves at Yungang

this is sad, but we need to understand that many tourists use flash!I took this photo without being noticed - not using flash to harm the sculptures
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