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Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku)
Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku)

Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku)

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The Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) are ancient Chinese Buddhist grottoes that reside in the north cliff of Wuzhou Mountain near the city of Datong in Shanxi Province. Listed as a World Heritage Site in 2001, the Yungang Grottoes are a brilliant display of Buddhist rock-cut architecture dating back to the fifth and sixth centuries.

The Yungang caves are divided into east, middle, and western sections. Pagodas dominate the eastern parts, while the west comprises small to medium sized caves. The caves in the middle section feature front and back chambers with Buddha statues at their center. In total, the complex comprises 252 grottoes with more than 51,000 stone Buddha statues.

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Nanjiao, Datong, Shanxi, China, 37007
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Private Day Tour to Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple with Lunch from Datong

Private Day Tour to Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple with Lunch from Datong

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If you are looking for the highlights and World Cultural Heritage sites,you should come to see these two things: one is Hanging Temple, built along the cliff around 1,500 years ago,nowadays is famous for its grandeur; the other is Yungang Caves,carved1,500 years ago with 45 caves and over 51,000 statues preserved till now. This tour is leaded by an experienced tour guide who has been explaining these two places for over 10 years
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.00
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$218.00
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7-Day Private Tour Including Beijing,Datong,Pingyao And Xi'an

7-Day Private Tour Including Beijing,Datong,Pingyao And Xi'an

Enhance your personal travel experience of Beijing, Datong,pingyao and Xi'an on this private 7-day tour of amazing cities, Spend beautiful time at the impressive Beijing Great wall, Forbidden city, Jade factory, summer palace , temple of heaven, silk museum and Tiananmen square. You’ll also visit other Datong city sites such as Yungang grottoes and Temple in the midair, and explore Pingyao and Xi'an Terracotta Warriors and Horses Museum, Ancient City Wall, small Wild Goose Pagoda, Hanyangling Museum and Muslim Quarter. Lunch, entrance fees and hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Accommodation is not included.
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  • 7 days
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$1,850.00
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$1,850.00
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Private Day tour of Datong From Beijing Including Transfer Service

Private Day tour of Datong From Beijing Including Transfer Service

It’s at least a 4-hour drive from downtown Beijing to the Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Maximize your time at the Hengshan Hanging Temple, the Nine Dragon Screen, and these spectacular caves with their ancient sculptures on this private day tour by plane, which includes lunch. A private driver will chauffeur you to and from your hotel to the airport; your personal driver/guide will meet you at Datong.
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  • 17 to 18 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$828.00
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$828.00
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3-Day Unlimited Culture Tour to Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an from Beijing by Air and Bullet Train

3-Day Unlimited Culture Tour to Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an from Beijing by Air and Bullet Train

Delve into Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an's rich history and heritage on this 3-day tour from Beijing. Discover the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Hanging Temple, Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Old Town and Terracotta Warriors. and climb Xi’an’s remarkably preserved ancient city walls, and enjoy expansive views over the city. You will travel from Beijing - Datong by plane, Datong - Pingyao by private car, Pingyao - Xi'an by bullet train, Xi'an - Beijing by bullet train. Experience the friendly services of the local tour guide who will accompany you throughout the attractions, and explore the landmarks at your own pace. Tour includes English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, all entrance fee and lunch. Please book your own hotel in Datong, Pingyao and Xi'an.
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  • 3 days
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$1,267.20
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$1,267.20
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3-Day Private Tour Including Beijing And Datong

3-Day Private Tour Including Beijing And Datong

Explore amazing sites of Beijing and Datong from this private 3 day tour led by local English speaking tour guide. Spend beautiful time at the impressive Great wall, Forbidden city, Jade factory, summer palace , temple of heaven, silk museum and Tiananmen square . You’ll also visit other Datong city sites such as Yungang grottoes and Temple in the midair.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,120.00
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$1,120.00
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4-Day Unlimited Culture Tour to Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an, Luoyang from Beijing by Air and Bullet Train

4-Day Unlimited Culture Tour to Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an, Luoyang from Beijing by Air and Bullet Train

Join this 4 day tour to travel from Beijing and visit the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Hanging Temple, Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Old Town, Terracotta Warriors, Longmen Grottoes, Shaolin Temple and Pagoda Forest. Besides, you will also climb Xi’an’s remarkably preserved ancient city walls, and enjoy expansive views over the city. You will travel from Beijing - Datong by plane, Datong - Pingyao by private car, Pingyao - Xi'an by bullet train, Xi'an - Luoyang by Bullet Train, Luoyang - Beijing by bullet train. Experience the friendly services of the local tour guide who will accompany you throughout the attractions, and explore the landmarks at your own pace. Tour includes English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, all entrance fee and lunch. Please book your own hotel in Datong, Pingyao, Xi'an and Luoyang.
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  • 4 days
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$1,512.54
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$1,512.54
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One Day Classic Datong Tour

One Day Classic Datong Tour

Experience some of Datong’s top historic attractions on this guided excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, learn about this ancient capital city from an informative local guide and explore a cave system containing hundreds of grottoes and tens of thousands of stone sculptures. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch, then head to the Hanging Temple, a 1,500-year-old wooden monastery, and Nine Dragon Wall, built in the late Ming Dynasty.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.00
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$215.00
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Private Day Tour of Datong City Sightseeing

Private Day Tour of Datong City Sightseeing

Datong was once the political, economic and military center of ancient North China, which left the city with a series of splendid historic and cultural relics. Have a private full day tour to visit the historical relics in Datong, know more about the top attractions from an expert local tour guide, visit the Yungang Grottoes, the Huayan Monastery and the Nine Dragons Screen in one day.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$235.90
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$235.90
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Private Day Tour to Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery from Datong

Private Day Tour to Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Monastery from Datong

Datong is a renown historical city for both Yungang Grottos and Hanging Monastery in Shanxi Province in Northern China, this private day tour will offer you the opportunity to explore both sites with a local guide by private vehicle from Datong city.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$229.00
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$229.00
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Private Day Tour to Datong from Beijing by Bullet Train

Private Day Tour to Datong from Beijing by Bullet Train

Visit the Hanging Monastery, one of China’s most unique architecture, and explore the UNESCO-listed Yungang Grottoes on a full-day private tour. Experience "China Speed" by taking the bullet train. Entrance fees, local lunch, round-trip first class train tickets, private transfer are all inclusive.
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  • 10 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$398.00
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$398.00
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5-Day Private Tour to Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao

5-Day Private Tour to Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao

Visit highlights of Shanxi including the Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao with this 5 days private tour from Datong. You will be picked up from Your Datong hotel/train station and dropped off at the Pingyao hotel/train station.
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  • 5 days
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$1,025.65
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$1,025.65
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13-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Shanghai

13-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Shanghai

Visit highlights of China including the Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Shanghai with this private 13 days tour from Beijing. You will be picked up from Your Beijing hotel and dropped off at Shanghai.
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  • 13 days
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$3,178.67
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$3,178.67
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Private Day Tour to Yungang Caves, Wooden Pagoda, Hanging Temple from Taiyuan

Private Day Tour to Yungang Caves, Wooden Pagoda, Hanging Temple from Taiyuan

Yuncang Grottoes is a UNESCO cultural heritage in Datong, Yingxian Wooden Pagoda and Hengshan Hanging Monastery are another two historical and impressive attractions in Shanxi Province in China. This private one-day tour offers you an opportunity to explore theses three sites from Taiyuan with a local guide by private vehicle. Pickup time from your centrally located Taiyuan hotel is at 7am. Please note this is a very long day tour.
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  • 12 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$296.42
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$296.42
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Datong 2-Day Tour with Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda from Beijing by Bullet Train

Datong 2-Day Tour with Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda from Beijing by Bullet Train

Visit the Hanging Monastery, the only monastery in China enshrining three religions— Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism, explore the UNESCO-listed Yungang Grottoes, home to over 51,000 Buddha statues. You will also visit Datong City highlights and Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda in these two days. By taking a bullet train from Beijing to Datong, it is a big value of time and money.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$548.00
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$548.00
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8-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train

8-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train

Visit highlights of China including the Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train with this 8 days private tour from Beijing. You will be picked up from Beijing hotel and dropped off at Xi'an hotel.
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  • 8 days
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$1,941.34
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$1,941.34
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 2-Day Datong Tour to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple and Pingyao Ancient City

2-Day Datong Tour to Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple and Pingyao Ancient City

Delve into Datong and Pingyao's rich history and heritage on this 2-day private tour from Datong. Discover the UNESCO-listed classical sites of Hanging Temple, Yungang Grottoes and Pingyao Ancient City. Experience the friendly services of the local tour guide who will accompany you throughout the attractions, and explore the landmarks at your own pace. Tour includes English speaking tour guide, private vehicle, all entrance fee and lunch. Please book your own hotel in Datong and Pingyao.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$438.98
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$438.98
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Pingyao 2-Day Private Tour to Datong: Hanging Temple, Yungang Grottoes and More

Pingyao 2-Day Private Tour to Datong: Hanging Temple, Yungang Grottoes and More

Join this comprehensive 2-day private tour to Datong from Pingyao. Alongside an expert guide, explore two spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple. Besides, you will also visit the Nine Dragon Screen and Datong City Wall. Gain valuable insight into the rich history of the city. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunches, travel by private vehicle during the tour. You can choose to end your tour in Datong or return Pingyao. Please book your own hotel in Datong.
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  • 2 days
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$532.65
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$532.65
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11-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Guilin

11-Day Private Tour to Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Guilin

Visit highlights of China including the Beijing,Datong,Pingyao,Xi'an,Luoyang,Chengdu and Guilin with this private 13 days tour from Beijing. You will be picked up from Your Beijing hotel and dropped off at Guilin.
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  • 13 days
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$3,178.67
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$3,178.67
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4-Day Private tour: From Pingyao to Datong

4-Day Private tour: From Pingyao to Datong

Visit highlights of Shanxi including Pingyao and Datong with this 4 days private tour from Pingyao. You will be picked up at Pingyao hotel/train station and dropped off Datong hotel/Train station.
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  • 4 days
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$771.21
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$771.21
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Private Datong Highlight tour

Private Datong Highlight tour

Have a Datong trip with us to explore Chinese further history! Travel easy with our private tour tailor made for you! See the 1400-year-old Hengshan Hanging Temple, built in the side of a cliff! Visit the Yungang Grottoes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site!
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$117.95
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$117.95
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2-Day Private Datong Tour:Hanging Temple, Yugang Grottoes,Wooden Pagoda and More

2-Day Private Datong Tour:Hanging Temple, Yugang Grottoes,Wooden Pagoda and More

Maximize your time in the remarkable city of Datong on a comprehensive 2-day private tour to major attractions and historical landmarks. Alongside an expert guide, explore three spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple and Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda. Besides, you will also visit the Nine Dragon Screen and Datong City Wall. Gain valuable insight into the rich history of the city. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunches, travel by private vehicle. Tour start from your Datong hotel or Datong Railway Station.
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  • 2 days
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$336.42
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$336.42
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7-Day Private Tour to Beijing, Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train

7-Day Private Tour to Beijing, Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train

Visit highlights of China including the Beijing,Datong and Xi'an by Bullet Train with this 7 days private tour from Beijing. You will be picked up from Beijing hotel and dropped off at Xi'an hotel.
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  • 7 days
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$1,536.22
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$1,536.22
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3-Day Private tour: From Pingyao to Datong

3-Day Private tour: From Pingyao to Datong

Visit highlights of Shanxi including Pingyao and Datong with this 3 days private tour from Pingyao. You will be picked up at Pingyao hotel/train station and dropped off Datong hotel/Train station.
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  • 3 days
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$632.40
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$632.40
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Yungang Grottoes and Yingxian Wooden Pagoda including Shanxi Style Lunch

Yungang Grottoes and Yingxian Wooden Pagoda including Shanxi Style Lunch

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Explore some of Datong’s cultural relics including the Buddhist Yungang Grottoes and the millenary Yingxian Wooden Pagoda also called Pagoda of Fogong Temple. During this tour you will also sample some traditional delicacies of the province in special forms made with flour.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$201.00
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$201.00
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 87 Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) tickets and tours on Viator.

Currently, an entrance ticket to Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) costs USD 240.00. Guided Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) tours start around USD 240.00 per person. See all 87 Yungang Grottoes (Yungang Shiku) tickets and tours on Viator.