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Checking in? Chinese hotel embedded into MOUNTAINSIDE in Yan’an02:21

Checking in? Chinese hotel embedded into MOUNTAINSIDE in Yan’an

China, Yan’an, Shaanxi
November 12, 2017 at 00:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Yu Lang Business Centre in Yan’an, Shanxi Province, is truly a one of a kind hotel having been embedded into a demolished section of a mountainside.

Locals have jokingly named the hotel ‘the Burger Building’ given how its sandwiched into the mountain, with just a three to four metre gap between the rock face and the windows, in case you weren’t a fan of sunlight.

Bai Yanjiang, the hotel manager, reassured the guests at the hotel, saying the building was structurally sound.

"It is actually not dangerous at all. It probably looks dangerous but the structure of mountain around is stable,” he explained. “We have to make use of every inch of usable land.”

Checking in? Chinese hotel embedded into MOUNTAINSIDE in Yan’an02:21
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The Yu Lang Business Centre in Yan’an, Shanxi Province, is truly a one of a kind hotel having been embedded into a demolished section of a mountainside.

Locals have jokingly named the hotel ‘the Burger Building’ given how its sandwiched into the mountain, with just a three to four metre gap between the rock face and the windows, in case you weren’t a fan of sunlight.

Bai Yanjiang, the hotel manager, reassured the guests at the hotel, saying the building was structurally sound.

"It is actually not dangerous at all. It probably looks dangerous but the structure of mountain around is stable,” he explained. “We have to make use of every inch of usable land.”

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