Datong has a long history of producing crafted copper items. The refined craft and exquisite style make Datong copper crafts a must-buy while traveling to Datong. There are 458 desig in 235 varieties of 25 series. The most popular includes copper hot pot, wine sets, and plaques. In 1973, when President Pompidou visited Datong, he got a nice cooper hot pot as gift from Premier Zhou Enlai.