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Address: Yanghe Street, Cheng District, Datong 037000, China
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Nine Dragon Screen

A wall of nine dragons to add to your sights if you have just 10 minutes to spare. View the intricate works.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore

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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok as a fill in visit but your life wont end if you never see it. You will probably spend around 20 minutes there.

Thank Rosie M
Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wall of nine dragons to add to your sights if you have just 10 minutes to spare. View the intricate works.

Thank Jackson_Lim
Shanghai, China
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This place does exactly what it says - it has nine dragons on a screen. This is apparently really something, but it's hard to get very excited about it unless you are a fan of ceramics. The screen is in a fairly small compound, so actually seeing the work from any distance is difficult. Enjoyable, but not exactly mind-blowing....

Thank Steve W
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28 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We had a difficult time looking for the nine dragon screen. When we arrived and asked to pay 10 rmb to get inside i was expecting to see more. When we passed the gate/entrance we immediately saw the screen and thats it. 10rmb to see the screen. The place was isolated.

Thank Roi B
Singapore, Singapore
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19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Like what the title says. It's literally just a wall. Unless you're really into walls/ancient Chinese culture, then this place will be OK i guess. If you want to give this wall a visit anyway, it's located in the city so it's quite accessible. There's a Chinese restaurant within walking distance from the wall as well.

Thank Nichole T
Hohhot, China
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

it costs 10 yuan and will take abot 10 minutes to see but it is a beautiful piece of ancient architecture

1 Thank shur c
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It is just a wall. Not well maintained but near my hotel Datong Garden. Everyone there was just trying to get the whole wall in one shot. So when you are there, go to the gift shop on the left. There is a tree outside the gift shop. Think that spot is the favourite spot to get the whole wall,... More 

Thank posb54
Richmond, Canada
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52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stop for 15 minutes to take a picture. No where to park. The story behind the Screen is interesting but the actual structure is just so so.

1 Thank hansonlau
Madrid, Spain
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31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I’ve always wanted to visit this wall, as it is very famous in China. It’s a perfect attraction to visit in Datong City along with a nice walking over the huge wall surrounding the city and a delicious dinner showing a stunning noodle show!

Thank Manufet
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to see. Not overly touristy and could be missed if you aren't careful as it is behind a wall. We walked here from the hotel, maybe 5-10 minute walk.

1 Thank Alison C

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