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Datong One Day Tour to City Wall and Shanhua Monastery

photo of chinatravelkey imageCode of this tour:DT-D2
photo of chinatravelkey imageHighlights: City Wall, Shanhua Monastery, Chunyang Palace, Guandi Temple
photo of chinatravelkey imageInclude: vehicle, tour guide, meal, admission fee.
photo of chinatravelkey imageName of this tour: Datong One Day Tour to City Wall and Shanhua Monastery
photo of chinatravelkey imageAvailable: daily
photo of chinatravelkey imageType: private Datong tour
photo of chinatravelkey imageReturn time: around 17:00
photo of chinatravelkey imageAccommodation: excluded
photo of chinatravelkey imageVehicle: Private car, van or mini-bus according to numbers of travelers. Please let us know if you have much luggage in advance. We will arrange bigger vehicle for you.
photo of chinatravelkey imageEscorted: yes
photo of chinatravelkey imageLevel: easy
photo of chinatravelkey imageKid (2-7 years old) or elder: possible
photo of chinatravelkey imageExclude: tips, personal expense.
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tour itinerary

Be picked up from your hotel by English speaking tour guide and private vehicle in the morning.Shanhua Monastery
Visit the City Wall, Shanhua Monastery, Chunyang Palace and Guandi Temple.
Be transferred back to your hotel after the tour.
(Lunch)

Main Attractions for this tour:
City Wall: Built in the Ming Dynasty(1368-1644), Datong City Wall has beared significant strategic importance since ancient times. It is laid out in a square shape, 14 meters high and 6.5 kilometers long. The base was made from stone strips, slates and blue bricks. Four gates was built along the wall called Heyang Gate, Yongtai Gate, Qingyuan Gate and Wuding Gate.
Shanhua Monastery: Shanhua Monastery is located in central Datong within the old city walls. It was first constructed during the Tang dynasty (618-907AD) though most of the present wooden building dates back to the 12th century. The monastery houses some intricately carved Jin dynasty (265-420AD) statues and has a screen wall decorated with dragons.
Chunyang Palace: Also called "Lvzu Temple", Chunyang Palace was the only Quanzhen Taoism temple in Datong. It was built to sacrifice Taoist Lv Dongbing. Covering an area of 6,000 square meters, there are three main halls along the central axis. Bell and Drum Towers and minor halls were built on the east and west side.
Guandi Temple: Located near the Nine Dragon Screen, Guandi Temple was the only architecture built in the Yuan Dynasty(1271-1368) in Datong. The brackets and of the wing corner on the main hall are unique. On the ceiling of the hall, were painted dragons with diverse gesture.

 

Remark: The above private tour is tailored for you and your friends exclusively. You and your friends will enjoy Private car, driver and tour guide. If you want to adjust the itinerary, please contact us.

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Above price includes:
Pick-up from and transfer back to your hotel, Air-conditioned car or van, Admission fee of mentioned attractions, Professional English-speaking tour guide, Meals mentioned above, Gas, parking cost.
Above price excludes: Personal expense.
Payment
Chinatravelkey accept 4 payment methods:
pay our tour guide in cash in Datong (USD and Chinese currency are both acceptable). 
Pay us via Paypal.
pay us via credit card at least one week before tour date.
pay us via Western Union at least 1 week before tour date.
transfer payment to bank account of our company at least 3 weeks before tour date


 
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