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Pingyao Trips and Travel Ideas

Pingyao is a county-level city in Shanxi Province central China. The same as Lijiang, the old town of Pingyao together with Shuanglin Temple and Zhenguo Temple is inscribed on UNESCO list as world heritage site. This walled town was developed from 14th century and prosperous from the 19th century to the early 20th century. It is one of the significant relics left by Jin merchants. The town is well-preserved to its former looking. When exploring the town, you will see Rishengchang-the first China Ban, Armed Escort Museum, Ancient Government office and Ming-qing Street. Locals still live in the dwellings and run shops making this aged town a living and breathing community. International Photography Festival held here annually since 2001 adding charm of the town. Now the town enjoys easy access from Beijing, Datong, Taiyuan and Xian by bullet train. And that make it an even more popular tourist destination. We have various type of Pingyao tours, long vacations from Beijing or Xian including Pingyao city. Come and discover the culture and beauty of Pingyao.

Recommended Pingyao Tours

  • Classic Datong and Pingyao Tour

    6 Day Classic Tour of Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao

    Buddhist Art; Monastery; Temple; Grottoes; Ancient Architecture;

    When planning a tour of Chinese ancient art, architecture and culture, Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao should be on the list. These places hold large collections of historic sites and architectures from China’s early history.
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  • Yungang Grottoes

    7 Day Insight Tour of Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao

    Heritage; Mountain; City Walk; Monastery; Ancient Architecture; Streets;

    Datong, Mount Wutai and Pingyao has important position in Chinese history. These places remain a large number of historic sites and architectures built in early history, such as Yungang Grottes, Hangying Mounastery, Temples on Mt. Wutain, and sites in Pingyao Ancient City. Extend your tour from the cosmopolitans and enjoy the beautiful landscape in Shanxi and its inseparable buildings.
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  • 5 Days Classic Datong and Pingyao Tour

    Heritage; Monastery; Grottoes; Ancient Architecture;

    Classic Datong and Pingyao
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  • Yingxian wooden pagoda

    Insight visit of Datong and Pingyao

    City Walk; Buddhist Art; Monastery; Grottoes; Ancient Architecture; Streets;

    Datong was one of the ancient capital cities, and crucial bordering point throughout history, thus making it one of the most multicultural cities in China. Many prominent historic sites dotted in and around the city including Yungang Grottoes and Hangying Monastery. It is now easy to extend your cultural trip to Pingyao, the best-preserved ancient city in China.
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  • Hangying Monastery in Datong

    Discover China in 15 Days

    Water Town; Countryside; Grottoes; Ancient Architecture;

    Follow our 15-day tour to discover China's history and natural landscapes.
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  • Our customer at Mutianyu Great Wall in 2023

    10 Days of Beijing, Datong, Pingyao, Xian, Beijing

    Great Wall; Grottoes; Ancient Architecture;

    Embark on a 10-day journey through China's rich history and diverse culture. Begin in Beijing, where you'll explore iconic sites like the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, and the Great Wall's Mutianyu section. Discover Datong's architectural marvels, visit the ancient town of Pingyao, and encounter Xi'an's Terracotta Army. Enjoy cultural activities, local cuisine, and efficient high-speed train travel, making this tour an unforgettable exploration of China's wonders.
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Travel Ideas & Inspirations

  • Classic Datong and Pingyao Tour

    Wang Family Courtyard in Shanxi

    Wang Family Courtyard is a grand Qing Dynasty masterpiece, spanning 300+ years and covering 250,000 sqm. It's acclaimed as the Huaxia people's premier residence, akin to the Folk Forbidden City.
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    Shuanglin Temple in Pingyao

    With 14 halls, gates, a theater, and meditative spaces, Shuanglin Temple hosts compassionate deities, exquisite murals, vibrant artistry, and a revered Tang heritage, acclaimed as the "Eastern Polychrome Art Treasury."
  • Pingyao Ancient Town

    Pingyao Ancient Town in Shanxi

    In China's Shanxi Province, Pingyao Ancient City showcases well-preserved history spanning over 2,700 years. With Ming and Qing architecture, it's dubbed "Museum of Ancient Chinese Urban Construction."
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