Datong to host cultural tourism event during Expo Central China

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2021-05-17

Datong city in North China's Shanxi province will hold a cultural tourism experience event themed around "visiting Shanxi and reading history" during the upcoming 12th Expo Central China. 

Datong is the branch venue of the expo, which will be held in the provincial capital of Taiyuan on May 21-23. 

The event will showcase Datong's glorious history, ancient relics and its achievements in the new era. It will also promote the city's culture and tourism resources to guests and visitors through a combination of art displays and promotional activities.

For example, in the "historical footprints" section, Datong will introduce the history of its national integration, military struggles on the Great Wall, ancient architecture and revolutionary history of the Communist Party of China.

In addition, the event will include a special tourism experience in which tourists and locals can participate in interactive activities along different tour routes through Datong. Participants will be able to gain an understanding of the artistic value of the Yungang Grottoes and Datong's history and culture.

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