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Discover Pingwang in China

Pingwang in the region of Shanxi Sheng is a town located in China - some 171 mi or ( 275 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Pingwang

Local time in Pingwang is now 08:28 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zuhu, Zirun, Zhenzhuang, Zhaobei, and Zhangjiazhuang. When in this area, you might want to check out Zuhu . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Pingwang ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Creek in Datong China Pollution Issue

0:31 min by lvb125
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A creek alongside a coal mine in Datong China, one of the most polluted cities in the world. This scale of pollution exemplifies a serious environmental issue in China. ..

Yungang Shiku Grutas Cavernas Buda Buddhas Caves DaTong Shanxi China

5:06 min by LosMonge
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La dinastía Wei construyó en los alrededores de la ciudad unas grutas destinadas al culto budista. Las 53 grutas de Yungang Shiku se construyeron entre el 460 y el 525 y contienen más de 50.000 escult ..

Archivision: Yungang Grottoes: Cave 13

0:59 min by Archivisionvideo
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Yungang Grottoes: Cave 13, pan of the interior; near Datong, Shanxi Province, China; 470-493 ..

P2 Datong - Detour and Inner City Trial

9:38 min by Sabine Hartmann
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do you think you know Datong? forget it!! This is a town under construction. We visited the World Heritage Site Yungang Grottoes and it took us 88 km and 5 hours to reach it. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Nanjiao District

Nanjiao District is a district of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Datong city.

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Located at 40.01 113.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Shanxi

Datong locomotive factory

Datong locomotive factory is a Chinese railway locomotive manufacturing plant based in Datong, Shanxi, China, founded 1953. The factory was a major producer of steam locomotives for the Chinese market up to the end of the 1980 when production switched to diesel powered locomotives. By the 1990s electric locomotives had begun to be produced, and became the major product of the works. In 2003 the factory became CNR Datong Electric Locomotive Co. Ltd.

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Located at 40.07 113.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: China CNR Corporation, Datong locomotive factory, Locomotive manufacturers of China

Yungang Grottoes

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. The others are Longmen and Mogao. The site is located about 16 km south-west of the city of Datong, in the valley of the Shi Li river at the base of the Wuzhou Shan mountains.

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Located at 40.11 113.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: AAAAA-rated tourist attractions, Archaeological sites in China, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Shanxi, Buildings and structures in Shanxi, Chinese Buddhist grottoes, Chinese architectural history, Chinese sculpture, Grottoes, History of Shanxi, Sites along the Silk Road, Visitor attractions in Shanxi, World Heritage Sites in China

Shanhua Temple

Shanhua Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Datong, Shanxi Province, China. The temple was first founded during the early 8th century of the Tang Dynasty, but its earliest surviving building dates from the 11th century. The temple was heavily repaired over the years, and today three original halls and two recently rebuilt pavilions survive. The largest, and earliest hall, dating from the 11th-century Liao Dynasty, is the Daxiongbao Hall, and is one of the largest of its kind in China.

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Located at 40.09 113.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Shanxi

Datong Railway Station

The Datong Railway Station is a railway station of Jingbao Railway, Tongpu Railway and Daqin Railway. The station located in Datong, Shanxi, China.

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Located at 40.12 113.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away