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Pingyao Travel Overview

Located in the central part of Shanxi province, Pingyao is a cultural city with a history of over 2,700 years. It lies about 715 km from Beijing and 80 km from the provincial capital, Taiyuan. During the Qing Dynasty, Pingyao was a financial center of China. It is now renowned for its well-preserved ancient city wall, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The well-preserved Ancient City of Pingyao is an outstanding example of traditional city of the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1911). It provides an extraor...
  • How to Arrange Your Pingyao Trip
    Recommended attractions a.must-go places Pingyao Ancient Town City Wall Pingyao County Government Office Rishengchang Exchange Shop Mingqing Steet b.Other Recommends Shuanglin Temple Qiao Family Compound Wang Family Compound Recommended it...
  • Pingyao Travel Season Tips
    Pingyao has a hot summer, and a cold and dry winter. The best time to visit Pingyao is in autumn, especially from September to October. Spring is from March to April. Temperatures hover around 15 °C during the day and 5 °C at night. In spring, t...
  • Transportation in Pingyao Travel
    Airport Pingyao has no airport. Passengers could take a flight to Taiyuan and get to Pingyao within 1.5 hours by bus or train. Taiyuan Wusu Airport Taiyuan Wusu Airport operates more the 50 air routes to Chinese cities and 3 international citi...
  • Pingyao Food
    Pingyao local food is a part of Shanxi cuisine. A lot of Pingyao snacks are made of wheat. The best place to taste the Pingyao food is Mingqing Street, which is lined with various restaurants. Pingyao Wantuo Pingyao Wantuo is one of the most pop...
  • Pingyao Shopping Tips
    The long and prosperous history of Pingyao left the town amount of ancient buildings as well as a variety of handcrafts and folk arts. Tuiguang Lacquer wares, handmade cloth shoes, paper cuttings are all the most favored local products of Pingyao. ...
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