Datong
in Shanxi, China

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
40.094 and 113.291 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 40° 5' 36" and E 113° 17' 29"
Currency and Currency Code:
Yuan Renminbi - CNY
Spoken languages:
Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:14 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:39 am and 7:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-39.983 and -66.567 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Santa Rosa
References
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Touring Datong

Datong in Shanxi with it's 1,052,678 residents is a town located in China about 165 mi (or 265 km) west of Beijing, the country's capital place.

Time in Datong is now 01:14 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 4 airports nearby Datong, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Datong Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 17 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in China is Yungang Grottoes in a distance of 9 mi (or 15 km), West. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Majunying, Xihanling, Dangliuzhuang, Kouquan and Maojiazao. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

YUN GANG INTERNATIONAL HOTEL

Address
0,4 mi
38 QINGYUAN STREET
037004 Datong
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Datong Yungang Meigao Hotel

Address
1,3 mi
No. 19 Yingbin East Street, Datong, Datong, China
037008 Shanxi
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Yungang Jianguo Hotel(Former Name: Yungang Hotel)

Address
1,4 mi
21 Yinbin Road East
37008 Datong
China

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Weekend: closed


Datong Yungang Jianguo Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
No. 21 Yingbin East Road, Datong, China
037008 Datong
China

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Weekend: closed


Weidu International

Address
1,3 mi
16 Yingbin Street
037000 Datong
China

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shuozhousiji pingshuo Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
No.133 Yunzhong Road, Datong, Shanxi, China
370006 Datong
China

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Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekend: closed


Garden Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
No.59 Yongtai Street
038199 Datong
China

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Datong Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
No. 37 Yingbin Road, Datong, China
037008 Datong
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Great Palace Hotel - Datong

Address
1,8 mi
Weidu Avenue no. 452
037044 Datong
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Jinjiang Inn Style Harbin Daxin Street

Address
1,1 mi
No. 5 Caochangcheng Street, Wuding North Road, Datong, China
037006 Datong
China

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 17°C / 62 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1013.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 22nd of April 2019

19°C (65 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

21°C (70 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019

16°C (61 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

CHINA: Walking through Hanging Temple, Datong

Published: September 28, 2012
Length: 56:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: PlanetExplore

Hanging Temple, Datong, China.


dachengquan - Datong 2.2011

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 31:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: luohaaa

Guo Guizhi et son disciple Fengxi démontrant les fali du dachengquan - Datong 2.2011.


China - 7 - Datong

Published: July 27, 2014
Length: 47:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jack Bzoza

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Hanging Monastery - Datong, Shanxi, China

Published: August 23, 2011
Length: 04:13 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWa

http://tripwow.tripadvisor.com/tripwow/ta-00a0-7f28-ba4d?ytv2=1 - Created at TripWow by TravelPod Attractions (a TripAdvisor™ company) Hanging Monastery Datong A very unusual structure built...


Jürgen Schreiter in Datong | Chinareise | Great Trip to Northern China | Sightseeing in Datong

Published: June 27, 2012
Length: 29:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jürgen R. Schreiter

CHINAREISE - DATONG / NORD-CHINA | Discover China - Overland Adventures and Sightseeing around Datong. - Yungang Grottoes in Datong | China Adventures | Asia Trekking Tours | Schreiter ...


Taoist Mountain #4 - Hengshan (North) Yyztrvlr's photos around Datong, China

Published: December 03, 2010
Length: 00:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Yyztrvlr's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/yyztrvlr/1/1251828671/tpod.html This blog preview was made by TravelPod using...


Datong - Caves and Hanging Monestaries Tallbird_lankey's photos around Datong, China (vacation)

Published: December 08, 2010
Length: 50:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Böller in Datong / China

Published: April 21, 2012
Length: 20:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FireworksJunky

Böller in Datong / China.


Walking in the old section of Datong Day 2

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 03:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: China Life Videos

Walking in Datong, Shanxi province, China.


Youth Hostel in Datong

Published: March 18, 2015
Length: 54:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: China Life Videos

Walking tour of a dark youth hostel in Datong, Shanxi Province, China. The youth hostel is located on Fang Gu Jie street, an ancient street rebuilt and closed to cars. The lobby of the hostel,...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Yungang Grottoes

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. The others are Longmen and Mogao. The site is located about 16 km south-west of the city of Datong, in the valley of the Shi Li river at the base of the Wuzhou Shan mountains.

Located at 40.1097, 113.122 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Grottoes, Buildings and structures in Shanxi, Chinese Buddhist grottoes, Chinese architectural history, Chinese sculpture, Archaeological sites in China, History of Shanxi, Buddhist temples in Shanxi, Buddhist pilgrimages, Sites along the Silk Road, World Heritage Sites in China, Visitor attractions in Shanxi, AAAAA-rated tourist attractions

Shanhua Temple

Shanhua Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Datong, Shanxi Province, China. The temple was first founded during the early 8th century of the Tang Dynasty, but its earliest surviving building dates from the 11th century. The temple was heavily repaired over the years, and today three original halls and two recently rebuilt pavilions survive. The largest, and earliest hall, dating from the 11th-century Liao Dynasty, is the Daxiongbao Hall, and is one of the largest of its kind in China.

Located at 40.0858, 113.294 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buddhist temples in Shanxi

Nanjiao District

Nanjiao District is a district of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Datong city.

Located at 40.0053, 113.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
County-level divisions of Shanxi

Datong Railway Station

The Datong Railway Station is a railway station of Jingbao Railway, Tongpu Railway and Daqin Railway. The station located in Datong, Shanxi, China.

Located at 40.1189, 113.296 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Datong locomotive factory

Datong locomotive factory is a Chinese railway locomotive manufacturing plant based in Datong, Shanxi, China, founded 1953. The factory was a major producer of steam locomotives for the Chinese market up to the end of the 1980 when production switched to diesel powered locomotives. By the 1990s electric locomotives had begun to be produced, and became the major product of the works. In 2003 the factory became CNR Datong Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd.

Located at 40.0744, 113.249 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
China CNR Corporation, Locomotive manufacturers of China, Datong locomotive factory


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