Guandi Temple

Guandi Temple

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Guandi Temple

Introduction: Introduction:Located in the East Street of the Drum Tower in Datong City, the Guandi Temple w..

Tickets:The Guandi Temple Fee and Opening Hours:For the admission fee and opening hours, please refer..

Travel Tips:Tips:1. The temperature in winter is very low. Meanwhile, the indoor and outdoor temperature ..

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Guandi Temple Introduction

Located in the East Street of the Drum Tower in Datong City, the Guandi Temple was built in the Yuan Dynasty. Its main structure is consisting of Shan Gate, Guo Palace, Zhu Palace and Hou Palace. A Ming Dynasty drama stage with unique sculpture was built opposite to the Shan Gate.
Datong locates in the loess plateau, the geography is complicated and diverse, basically belongs to the temperate zone continental monsoon climate, the average air temperature of year has 6.8 degrees, it is very cold in winter, cooler in summer in Datong, so it is a good place for summer resort. The characteristic here is the big difference in temperature. You had better take o­ne more coat for the algidity in day and night. The best traveling time here is from April to October.

Guandi Temple Features

Tigu Yangge, a traditional folk dancing, is also called “Di Yangge”, “Tutan Yangge” and “Luan Yangge”. The actors in the dancing are called “Guyu” and the actresses are called “Lahua”. Actors carry a drum in waist and kick the drum by foot. Actresses take drums by right hand and beat the drum when dancing. Tigu Yangge originated from the period of Song and Yuan Dynasty. Now it is popular in the counties around Datong. In the festival of lanterns, Tigu Yangge becomes a indispensable entertainment program. 

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The Guandi Temple Fee and Opening Hours:
For the admission fee and opening hours, please refer to the staff.

Guandi Temple Transporation

In the streets of Datong City, you can see taxi in different grades. The starting price for all taxi is 6 yuan for the first three kilometers. And then according to different types of taxi, it will charge 1.2 or 1.4 yuan per kilometer starting from the fourth kilometer.  

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