Pingyao


Pingyao Ancient City
Pingyao, a well known ancient city in Shanxi Province, is a famous international tourist attraction. More than 20,000 residents moved out of the city in the period 2002 to 2006 to better protect this World Cultural Heritage.

Ancient City Wall
The Ancient City Walls were built in the period 1374 to 1378. They were placed on the foundaion of the wall around the TangDynasty (618-907) .

Rishengchang Private Bank
The Rishengchang Private Bank, located in Pingyao, Shanxi province, is considered as the first exchange bank in China’s history.

Ming Qing Street
Located in middle of Pingyao Ancient City, Ming Qing Street preserves perfectly the culture relics of shops during Ming and Qing dynasties.

Qiao Family Courtyard
Qiao Family Courtyard is located 30 kilometers northwest of the historic Pingyao city. It is a courtyard estate covering 9000 square meters and having 313 rooms with 4000 square meters within 6 large courtyards and 19 smaller courtyards.

Zhangbi Ancient Village
Zhangbi Ancient Castle which located at Longfeng Zhen (Dragon and Phoenix Town), Jiexiu City of Shanxi Province is one of the National Heritage Conservation Units and at the same time was named as one of the Top 10 Charming Town by CCTV in year 2005

Great Wang Courtyard
Wang’s Courtyard which located at Jingsheng Town of Shanxi Province is the great representative for the finest residential architecture of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911 AD).

Pingyao Chenghuang Temple
Pingyao Chenghuang Temple is the best preserved temple out of its kind throughout China. Its unique architecture as well as the glass made art works that spread on the roof are always the highlights of the temple ever since before.

Shuanglin Temple
Shuanglin Temple which located at Qiaotou Village about six kilometers from Pingyao City was listed as a cultural site of World Heritage by UNESCO in year 1997.

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