Example sentences for: datong

How can you use “datong” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Datong itself is a rather poor coal-mining and industrial city, somewhat behind the times, set on a loess plateau 1,000 m (3,280 ft) above sea level.

  • The city is best known for the Yungang Caves, which are 16 km (10 miles) west of Datong and contain one of China’s most treasured displays of ancient Buddhist sculpture.

  • Datong (Tatung)

  • Cave No. 20, the last one carved while Datong was the capital of the Northern Wei Dynasty, is occupied by a giant seated Buddha.

  • The trip, through some gorgeous mountain country, is a favorite of train enthusiasts who are drawn to Datong to see the quaint steam locomotives still at work in the center of China’s richest coal-mining region.


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