After our visit to the Yungang Grottoes, we want to take a look at the remains of the great Wall near Datong. It was really worth the drive! Beautiful scenery all around!
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Best part is the gate in front of the Huayan Temple. You can see the city, but it's not an amazing view. Better look for the constructions inside the wall.
We just returned from a visit to the Great Wall in China. Excellent tour guide picked us up at airport - Shane will gladly give u his contact info on request.
Inside the big modern bustling city of Datong there is an old City area and a couple of beautiful old temples. Surrounding this area is a monumental, newly built, wall, which will soon be completed to surround the old City area. The wall, temples and...More
The Old Datong township has a lovely wall around it - all re-constructed to be like new, but you'd swear it's 2000 years old. It's therefore possible to walk around the Old Town - which itself is being "restored". Beside the West Gate ??( please,...More
This section of the Great Wall is not rebuilt. Just rubble and stones. Gives a look back in history that is difficult to find any more in China.