Datong is home to many historical and cultural sites besides coal deposit. Some wonderful sites are has history of over 1,000 years like Yungang grottoes, Hanging Monastery as well as the wooden pagoda and nearby Wutai Mountain. See the useful Datong Travel Guide for some tourists information on Datong. See Datong Travel Guide here.
Datong is only 5.5 hours' away from Beijing by sleeper train. Make an extension tour from capital Beijing to see the Grand Yungang grottoes, Hanging monastery and nine dragon wall in Datong and see the historical sites that over 1,000 years ago.
See the famous Buddhist Grottoes Yungang Cave and the fantastic Hanging Monastery in this 4-day Datong tour. Datong is a city that has many cultural and historical sites to explore, like Nine dragon wall, Huayan temple and so on.