Temple of Guan Yu in Xiezhou Pictures

The Guan Yu Temple is on a large scale with magnificent architectural complex.

The largest Guan Yu Temple in China is situated in the west area of Xiezhou Town, about 15 kilometers southwest from Yuncheng City. Xiezhou is the hometown of Guan Yu, the famous general during the Three Kingdoms Period (220 - 280). The temple was originally built in 589 AD, in the early years of the Sui Dynasty. From Song Dynasty to Ming and Qing Dynasties, as more and more posthumous titles were conferred on Guan Yu, the temple was extended and renovated for many times. It also boasts many cultural relics, such as exquisitely engraved stone arches, iron censors and massive tripods.
  • The Guan Yu Temple is on a large scale with magnificent architectural complex.
  • Duanmen Gate: This is the main gate to the temple, which was built with bricks and gable roof, single eave projecting and bracket set
  • Memorial Arch of the Sworn Brothers in the southern section of the temple
  • Temple of Guan Yu in Xiezhou, the largest Guan Yu Temple in China
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Asked by Mr.Sonny from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 29, 2010 03:28Reply
Hi! I hope someone can help me. I'm planning to visit Datong and Xi'an on our way from Beijing to Shanghai. Here's my plan. Take overnight train from Beijing to Datong. Leave luggage in Datong train station, buy overnight train from Datong to Xi'an, and proceed with Day tour in Datong. Overnight train from Datong to Xi'an. Buy ticket for Xi'an to Shanghai for the next day (overnight), check in a hotel near train Xi'an station and proceed with Xi'an tour till next day. Overnight train from Xi'an to Shanghai.

Is this doable? Can I easily buy tickets in the train station, soft or hard sleeper as options and travel dates are in last week of April?

Thanks for those who will reply.
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Answered by Mr.Peng from CHINA | Feb. 02, 2010 02:01

The plan sounds good, but i do not think you can visit all the interested places in Xi'an only in one day. You need at least two or three days in Xi'an. The train tickets in the last week of April may be a little bit hard to purchase as it is very near to the May Day Holiday. If you can not change your date, you can ask your friends in those cities to buy the tickets for you in advance.
Answered by Mr.Lee from SINGAPOREPORE | Mar. 03, 2010 13:09

Is possible to take bus from Datong Bus Station around 5pm and reach Shijiazhuang Train Station to take "T" train overnight to XIAN?
Asked by Ms.tan kim ling from MALAYSIA | Oct. 29, 2009 09:37Reply
I WILL TRAVEL TO BEIJING AND DATONG 26 NOV - 3 DEC 2009 WITH MY HUSBAND AND 2 CHILDREN AGE 13 AND 7. Not sure my girl 7 years old can stand the weather?
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Answered by Ms.Tracy | Oct. 29, 2009 20:42

Hello Ms.tan kim ling:
Winter in Beijing is cold indeed, but Nov. is not the worst time to visit Beijing. Please bring your warm cothes,hat,scarf and gloves. Take care of your children and arrive earlier to acclimatize yourselves to weather condition. My best wishes! :)
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