All Inclusive Private Day Tour to Hanging Temple at Hengshan from Datong
Discover Datong’s UNESCO-listed Hengshan Hanging Temple at your own pace on this private day tour. Follow your guide to admire the 1400 years old temple; be amazed by its elaborate design and unique architecture, as well as integrating Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism. Tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, travel by private vehicle with Datong hotel or train station pick up and drop off.
per adult from
6 to 8 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Bottled water
- Entrance Fee
- Professional guide
- Transport by private vehicle
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Entry/Admission - Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China
Meet your private guide in hotel's lobby in Datong, heading directly to Hengshan Hanging Temple which takes about 1.5 hours. On the way, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories, 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.
Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, after the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Datong.
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your hotel in Datong ,please provide your hotel details when make booking
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- 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
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.