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This full-day tour will take you to some of the most famous attractions in Datong - Yungang Grottos and Hanging Temple. Yungang Grottos as the UNESCO World Culture Heritage have 254 grottos and 51,000 stone sculptures representing the highest level of world carving art in the fifth century. The Hanging Temple was first built 1400 years ago and is unique for its architecture as well as integrating Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism.
  • Enjoy private transfer and guiding to Datong’s cultural highlights
  • Travel back in time at the Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Admire the Hengshan Hanging Temple, first built around 1400 years ago
  • Private guide means personal attention as you explore these ancient sites
What to Expect
Meet your guide at your hotel or Datong railway station for the 37-mile (60-kilometer) drive to the Yungang Grottoes. The 254 grottoes and 51,000 stone sculptures here date back to the fifth century AD and are considered the pinnacle of Chinese Buddhist artwork—a status that has earned them a UNESCO World Heritage listing. Continue to the Hengshan Hanging Temple, built into the cliffs of Mount Heng over 1400 years ago. Besides its elaborate design, the temple combines elements of three religions: Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism. Once you’re done exploring, enjoy transfer back to your hotel or the railway station.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel in Datong or Datong Railway Station
Departure Time
9:00 AM
  • Hotel or Railway Station pickup and drop-off in Datong
  • Driver
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Entrance tickets fee
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The guide - Datong Nancy Magic Tour. +8613513678815 - was incredibly kind and knowleadgeable . She spoke a great English and made lots of suggestions for the rest of our trip.We highly recommend her
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We really enjoyed the visit. Great guide and wonderful places to see. We really suggest Nancy. Thank you.
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