Datong Travel Guide
Datong is Shanxi Province's second largest city, located in the north of the province. It is one of the most historical and cultural cities in China. A train journey from Beijing to Datong can take up to seven hours.
Datong is a city with a long history. It was the political, economic and military centre of North China in ancient times. It attracted many people from various places for trade or business. These prosperous days left Datong with a series of splendid historic and cultural relics like the Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery.
As a city surrounded by natural scenery, Datong perfectly presents breathtaking sites combining natural beauty and historical architecture. Mountain Heng is one of China's five most sacred mountains, which is where the 1,400-year-old, gravity-defying Hanging Monastery is located. Other well-known spots include Shanhua Temple, Wooden Pagoda and Nine-Dragon Screen.
- Tour Code: BJ-0210
- Days: 10
- Destination: Beijing-Datong-Pingyao-Xian
- Tour Code: SX-0115
- Days: 12
- Destination: Beijing-Datong-Wutaishan-Taiyuan-Pingyao-Changzhi-Luoyang-Beijing
- Tour Code: PT109
- Days: 4
- Destination: Beijing-Hohhot-Datong-Beijing
- Tour Code: PT115
- Days: 11
- Destination: Beijing-Datong-Xian-Dunhuang
- Tour Code: BJ212
- Days: 2
- Destination: Beijing-Datong