All Inclusive Datong Private Tour to Hanging Temple and Yingxian Wooden Pagoda

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Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China

Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel by holding your name sign, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, ,then heading to Hengshan Hanging Temple which takes 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have

The hanging...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China

Your tour guide will pick you up in the lobby of your hotel by holding your name sign, hop on your private air-conditioned vehicle, ,then heading to Hengshan Hanging Temple which takes 1.5 hours, your tour guide will explain the histories and stories along the way, feel free to ask questions if you have

The hanging temple is the only existed temple hosting worship for the Taoists, Confucians and Buddhists. Built in 491 A.D, Hanging Temple is an architectural wonder because it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 meters above the ground. An unique mechanical theory was applied to building the framework. Crossbeams were half-inserted into the rock as the foundation, while the rock in back became its support. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air. Inside, it provides the same scene as other temples. Hanging Monastery is an architectural wonder. A unique mechanical theory was applied to building the framework. Crossbeams were half-inserted into the rock as the foundation, while the rock in back became its support. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air. Inside, it provides the same scene as other temples. The architecture embodies a great cultural achievement of Chinese people.

Follow your tour guide to experience the 1400 years architectural wonder, get to learn the history of three major religions in China and how these believes been used into the architecture.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda, 76km (47 miles) south of Datong, Datong China

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, in the afternoon you will heading to Yingxian Wooden Pagoda.

Upon arrival, follow your tour guide to experience the architectural gems which famous for its long history, unique design and wonderful construction techniques.

Built in 1056, the 957-year-old Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County is the oldest and tallest wooden multi-storey building of the world. The pagoda plays an important role in the history of ancient Chinese architecture. It embodies the wisdom of ancient craftsmen, and it still stands tall after many seismic tests during nine hundred years. It can be described as a miracle in the history of Chinese architecture.

After the tour, you will be transferred to your hotel in Datong or Datong railway station.

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda
  • Bottle of Water
  • Private Vehicle during the tour
  • Entrance fee
  • Lunch
  • English Speaking tour guide
  • Entry/Admission - Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
Not Included
  • Gratuites
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your tour guide will hold your name sign waiting in the lobby of your hotel

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.