Photographer's Note

The ‘Hanging Monastery’ is 75km south of Datong in the North West of China. The river here was prone to flooding so the monastery was built high above the canyon floor, making use of rocky outcrops and stilts to secure a precarious grip to the cliff face.

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Additional Photos by John Hopkins (johnhopkins) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 194 W: 53 N: 161] (866)
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