Pingyao Ancient Government Office

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Center of the County, Pingyao County 030000,China
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 120 CNY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Family And Kids, Office

Pingyao Ancient Government Office - Review

Pingyao Ancient Government office (also known as Gu Xianya) is a well-preserved structure that functioned as a government office and a court for civil disputes. Spread over an area of more than 26,000 square meters, the compound consists of an executive office, a tax office, a trial hall and a prison. It also has a hall dedicated to Buddha worshipers. The building is laid out in such an order that each new layer represents a higher level of importance until you reach the private area that served as the Judges residence, followed by a small garden to rest. It is an excellent site for people to discover what an ancient Chinese local government functioned like. Highlights and must sees include:

  • The Daily shows re-enacting an old court trial on a civil dispute
  • The Torture museum

Pingyao Ancient Government Office Information

  • Check the show timings of the re-enacted court trial in advance.
  • It is advised to visit the site with a local friend, as most of the communication happens in Mandarin here.

How To reach Pingyao Ancient Government Office by Public Transport

  • Walk or hire a taxi.
  • Ask a local for the bus details.

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TripHobo Highlights for Pingyao Ancient Government Office

  • Pingyao Ancient Government Office Address: Center of the County, Pingyao County 030000,China
  • Pingyao Ancient Government Office Timing: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Pingyao Ancient Government Office Price: 120 CNY
  • Best time to visit Pingyao Ancient Government Office(preferred time): 11:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Pingyao Ancient Government Office: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Pingyao include Pingyao Ancient Government Office in their plan

  • 42.41% of people start their Pingyao Ancient Government Office visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Pingyao Ancient Government Office

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

86.9% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pingyao Ancient Government Office

People normally club together Zhenguo Temple and Sakura Cafe while planning their visit to Pingyao Ancient Government Office.

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