The glass boxes at Grand Canyon or Pic du Midi are nothing compared to the walk through the labyrinth of the Hanging Temple. The poesy of Miyazaki with the architectural beauty of Rocamadour.
About Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
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see this while it lasts! The number of tourists going is outstripping the maintence budget I was told and it is easy to see that these ancient buildings cantileavered on a clif is expensive to maintain. Looking up from below one marvels at how the...More
The site is breathtaking. It was very crowded when we were there and it took a lot of time to go through, not really worth it, but a must see from a distance!
A very memorable sight in our recent trip to China - I'm so glad to have experienced it. It's stunning when you see it from below....but that fact that you can still walk around it, high up, precariously perched on the cliff-side, is amazing. Loved...More
Just an amazing experience...the site is something that really takes your breath away. I reached the temple by taxi and it was very easy to find one. As soon as you leave Datong railway station it's plenty of taxi drivers. I paid CNY 60 -...More
We found ourselves with an extra day in Beijing and having seen what we wanted in the capital, decided to take a day trip here via private car. It would have been quicker probably taking the train to Datong as it took 4 hours to...More
Visit this place before it becomes too well known as the temple itself is relatively fragile and precariously clings to the cliff side. This is a bit of a hidden gem in the midst of a coal blighted parted of China. On the drive there...More
Easiest to hire a driver as costs are reasonable, especially when a vehicle is shared. Visited this Temple in 1983 for the first time - and it still feels incredible to squeeze through small stairwells leading to the various levels of this Temple literally hanging...More