Datong Yunzhong Traditional Courtyard

Datong, China

At a Glance

  • Authentic boutique inn with traditional Chinese charm

  • Lovely painting and outdoor garden in the property

  • Exclusive size of only 35 rooms

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The Central-eastern regions of Henan, Shanxi and Shandong experience four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid, with the majority of the year’s rain falling between June and August. July is the hottest month of the year, with temperatures peaking at around 40°C. Winters are cold, dropping as low as -20°C in January. Spring is short and warm, but sandstorms from Mongolia often sweep through the region at this time of year. The best months to visit the Central-eastern regions are September through to November, whilst the days are long and sunny and temperatures average 17°C.

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Description

Strong in character and traditional Chinese interiors, Datong Yunzhong Traditional Courtyard is entrenched with design elements evoking the history of ancient Datong.

Entering the property, you will be greeted by the "Blessing" Screening Wall which represents fortune, a traditional characteristic of Datong. The main courtyard is separated by an ancient Chinese gate and lovingly decorated with plants, fish tanks and antiques from the hotel owner's personal collection. The reception hall is an art in itself, with antique wood carvings and loving paintings covering the ceiling.

Each of the 35 rooms are fitted with flat-screen TV, satellite channels, kettle, as well as private bathroom with bathrobes and slippers. Complimentary WiFi and shuttle service are provided in the property. Facilities include an outdoor sun deck, garden, BBQ facilities, shared lounge area, as well as a Chinese restaurant.

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Activities

Datong’s main sights are Huayan Temple, the Drum Tower and the Nine Dragon Screen. Guests will also want to venture further afield to see the impressive Buddhist Yungang Caves and the Hanging Monastery.

Experiences

  • Cultural and Historical Datong

    Dive into the culture and history of Datong. Visit the Shanhua Monastery of the Tang Dynasty and take a guided walk on the Datong Ancient City wall, originally built in Ming Dynasty.

  • Great Wall Exploration from Datong

    Drive northward to the less-known Chang Cheng Village for a full-day guided hike while admiring the magnificent series of watch towers - a section of the Great Wall of Shanxi constructed from soil.

  • Hanging Monastery and the Wooden Pagoda

    Visit the Hanging Monastery before visiting the Sakyamuni Wooden Pagoda.

  • Yungang Grottoes and Datong Highlights

    Visit the renowned Yungang Grottoes and admire the Buddhist cave art. Continue to Shanhua Monastery. Return to Datong and enjoy a tour of the highlights including the exquisite Huayan Temple and the renowned Nine Dragon Screen.

Location & directions

Datong, China

Datong Garden Hotel is around a 40-minute drive from Datong Yungang Airport.

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