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Hanging Monastery and Mt. Heng Video Tour Posted by on Jul 13, 2013 in Culture

Take a video of the incredible Hanging Monastery and Mt. Heng, two famous sights in Datong, China. The monastery was built over 1,500 years ago in the side of a cliff, 75 meters above ground. Mt. Heng, meanwhile, is one of the Five Great Mountains in Chinese culture.

大同 – dà tóng

悬空寺 – xuán kōng sì
Hanging Monastery

佛教, 道教, 和儒教 – fó jiào dào jiào hé rú jiào
Buddism, Taoism, and Confucianism

不要害怕 – bú yào hài pà
Don’t be afraid!

恒山 – héng shān
Mt. Heng

五岳 – wǔ yuè
Five Great Mountains

北岳 – běi yuè
Northern Great Mountain

春天很好 – 不冷也不热 – chūn tiān hěn hǎo – bù lěng yě bú rè
Spring is very nice – it’s neither cold nor hot.

缆车 – lǎn chē
cable car

貓耳朵 – māo ěr duǒ
cat ear noodles

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Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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