Nine Dragon Screen Wall
Introduction to Nine Dragon Screen Wall (大同九龙壁)
Datong Nine Dragon Screen Wall is one of three famous walls of this style in China; also it is the oldest, largest and the most enchanting one among the three. The screen is made up of yellow, green, blue, purple, black, white and other colored glaze. It can be divided into three parts such as the pedestal, body and roof. It is presently the oldest and largest glazed screen in China and even before 350 years and is three times larger than the one in Beihai Park, Beijing City.
No.18 Dadong Street, Datong downtown, Shanxi Province
Nine lordly and magnificient dragons with exquisite workmanship
Opening Hours: 8:00am~6:00pm in spring, summer and autumn, 8:30am~6:00pm in winter
Admission Fee: 10 yuan
Visiting Time: 30 minutes
Best Time to Visit: suitable to visit all year round
Take bus No.4 from Datong Railway Station to reach Nine Dragon Screen Wall directly.
Some popular attractions in Datong such as Shanhua Temple, Huayan Temple, Bell Tower and Drum Tower are easily to reach from Nine Dragon Screen Wall.
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