Historical Surroundings

Historical Surroundings

Explore thousands of years of rich history surrounded by picturesque landscapes of imposing mountains & rivers, historic temples and museum of vinegar culture.

Picturesque mountains & rivers, historic temples and museum of vinegar culture.

The Giant Stone Buddha – Meng Mountain
The Meng Shan Giant Stone Buddha was constructed during the Beiqi Dynasty, which saw five emperors over a period of more than 20 years. With an original height of 63 meters, the Meng Shan Giant Stone Buddha is the world's second-largest Buddha figure. This scenic spot is located 17 km southwest of the hotel.

Twin Pagoda Temple (Yongzuo Temple)
The Twin Pagodas were built between 1597 and 1602, during the Qing Dynasty. These two pagodas, 50 m high, with the surrounding peonies planted in the same period, are the symbol of Taiyuan. The Twin Pagoda Temple is located 8 km northeast of the hotel.

Tianlong Mountain
Tianlong Mountain, meaning 'Heavenly Dragon Mountain' was named after a temple called 'Tianlong Temple' built in this area in 560. It became famous for its green views and the grottoes carved in the same period, and it broadened during the following dynasties. Tianlong Mountain is located 50 km southwest of the hotel.

Jinci Temple
Taiyuan’s most famous temple complex was founded about 1,400 years ago and expanded during the following centuries. It consists of more than 100 sculptures, buildings, terraces and bridges. The Hall of the Holy Mother, constructed in 1032, and a classical garden with a 3,000-year-old cypress are the must-sees in Jinci. It is located 20 km southwest of the hotel.

Donghu Vinegar Park
It is identified as the first vinegar cultural museum, and a unique tourism attraction in the vinegar industry. Shanxi mature vinegar is world-famous for its sour taste, thickness and fragrance. Not only is it a good seasoning, but it also has great health benefits. Guests are invited to participate in the process of making and tasting it! The park is located 13 km northeast of the hotel.

Serenity Riding Down the Fen River
Looking for some serenity in this buzzing city? We have just the solution to spend a few hours quietly and to get away from business or the city noise… Cruise down the Fen River on a Bamboo Raft Float while enjoying the greenery and parks along the river. Fen River is the second-largest tributary of the Yellow River and will offer beautiful scenery. Enjoy folk singing while capturing magnificent natural scenes on a bamboo raft... This enchanting moment will relax your mind and soul!
Fen River is 39.9 km northwest of the hotel. It takes one hour to get there by car.