Datong

Located at the northern end of Shanxi Province, and between the inner and outer Great Walls, Datong is the second largest city in Shanxi with a population of a little over 3 million people. In ancient China, Datong was a place of strategic importance and was the capital city during several dynasties. Today, visitors can appreciate the undulating Great Wall, imposing mountains, and a large number of scenic spots and historical sites that Datong offers.

Transportation and Travel Services

Datong Yungang

Useful Telephone Numbers and Websites

Tourism Complaint: 0086-352-5022674
Tourism Enquiry: 0086-352-5102265; 0086-352-2020315
Datong Tourism Board Website: www.dtly.com.cn (Chinese)

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