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Huayan Temple of Datong

Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
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nice for a stroll

we had time left in datong and we visited this temple, its nice to see but no must to visit, partly... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2015
Wilbert D
Highly Recommend

It worth to pay a viist particularrly someone who love Chinese arcuitecture! I recommend to hire a... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2015
hamdan268
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Daxi Street, Urban Area, Datong 037004, China
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

we had time left in datong and we visited this temple, its nice to see but no must to visit, partly new reconstructed, part dusty and old nice for an hour

Thank Wilbert D
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

It worth to pay a viist particularrly someone who love Chinese arcuitecture! I recommend to hire a guide for brief introduction. It will highlight the visit.

Thank hamdan268
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Reviewed 26 May 2015

When you are in Datong, don't miss Huayan Temple. It is in the newly refurbished city center where everything is brand new, but made to look old. The original temple blends in well with its environment and offers the following attractions: main and side temples,...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

After Mianshan this is very average. Too many people on this structure at one time. Is still worth a visit.

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Reviewed 14 April 2015

You can climb up one of the buildings to see the slums on one side, and the renewed old city on the other side. It's a nice place to see once you are in Datong.

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Reviewed 28 January 2015

Although in the middle of a reconstructed town set up for tourism,to see the Wooden Pagoda was impressive. To think it was built by hand completely of wood 3000 years ago and remains the largest wooden pagoda in the world is remarkable. Sadly, due to...More

Thank Terry G
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Reviewed 23 December 2014

A large area in reconstructed old town , very beautiful and interesting.take most of your short visit to see wall painting and wood carving, if you had enough time try to wonder in reconstructed old town nearby.

Thank BijanTehran_Iran
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Reviewed 23 July 2014

The temple is right in the middle of the city. It took us a while to find it due to the heavy construction in progress around the entire site. The whole area surrounding this site is rebuilt into some ancient town/city for tourism. Unfortunately the...More

Thank CV K
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

This temple stand in the middle of the town. For me (european) this temple is very nice but if you visit others before it will look like the same. we were lucky to assist to a celebration. Best thing in this temple is to go...More

Thank LudovicRoux
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Reviewed 8 February 2014

This monastery is just in the new rebuilt area of the old town. From outside it seems to be just an already seeing temple structure, instead it is really worthy to take a visit. Even if without a guide, you could not be able to...More

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