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Datong Attractions

Datong is an eight hour away by train from Beijing,the second largest city in Shanxi Province, situated in the far north, near the border with Inner Mongolia.In a valley at Yungang, some 10 miles west of Datong and easily reached by taxi or public bus, more than 50 recesses have been dug into the hills and filled with Buddhist statues of various sizes and shapes, 51,000 altogether. From the 56-foot Seated Buddha to tiny figures just a few centimeters tall, every wall and archway is crammed with carvings, including serial-type representations of scenes from Buddhist mythology and the lives of famous monks.

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Huayan Temple
The Huayan Temple lies in the southwest comer of Datong.,is the largest and most perfectly preserved temple of the Liao (916-1125) and Jin (1115-1234) dynasties in China.

The Nine Dragon Screen
The Nine Dragon Screen is the oldest one, located in Datong city, Shanxi Province. It was built during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Hanging Monastery
The temple hangs on the west cliff of a hill with over 50 meters above the ground, hence Hanging Monastery.

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The Wooden Pagoda
Yingxian Wooden Pagoda was first built in 1056 during the Liao Dynasty . It is the oldest wooden Buddhist pagoda in existence.

Yungang Grottoes
The Yungang Grottoes are known as one of the three major cave complexes in China, with the other two being the earlier Mogao Grottoes at Dunhuang in Gansu and the later Longmen Caves at Luoyang in Henan.

Shanhua Temple
Shanhua Temple is so called the South Temple because it lies in the southern section (Nan mian) of town, just within the confines of the old city walls.That temple covers greatly area, the courtyard is broad, and the buildings are grandiosity. The monastery sits in the north faces to south.

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