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  1. City Wall Of Pingyao

    # 1 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 146 times in trip plans
    City Wall Of Pingyao

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    The City Wall of Pingyao was built in 827 B.C. to prevent the Pingyao city from any invasion. Since then, the wall has gone through repairs and renovations about 26 times and stands now in an excellen...Read more

  2. Qiao's Family Compound

    # 2 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 96 times in trip plans
    Qiao's Family Compound

    Tags: Outdoors, Architecture

    Address: Qiaojiabao Village, Dongguan Town, Pingyao County 030901, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    The Qiao Family compound is located in the central part of the Qiao town in Shanxi province. Spread over an area of over two acres, the compound is huge and castle-like. It served as Qiao Zhiyong&rsqu...Read more

  3. Wang Family Compound

    # 3 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 92 times in trip plans
    Wang Family Compound

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Outdoors

    Address: Jingsheng Village, Lingshi County, Shanxi Province, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This is a luxurious residential site, built in the 18th century. It is 35 kilometres from Pingyao. What was once the residence of the Wang family in the past is now a museum of architectural art. The ...Read more

  4. Pingyao Ancient Government Office

    # 4 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 116 times in trip plans
    Pingyao Ancient Government Office

    Tags: Outdoors, Office

    Address: Center of the County, Pingyao County 030000,China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    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...Read more

  5. Pingyao Confucian Temple

    # 5 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 95 times in trip plans
    Pingyao Confucian Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: 67 Chenghuangmiao St, Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Pingyao Confucian Temple, located in the Ancient city of Pingyao of Shanxi province, was built in the Zhenguan era of the Tang dynasty. This temple has one of the longest histories among all the c...Read more

  6. Shuanglin Temple

    # 6 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 81 times in trip plans
    Shuanglin Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    Address: Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Shuanglin Temple is a large Buddhist temple, located in the Qiaotou village in the Shanxi province. It is one of the most important cultural monuments of Pingyao and is reputed to be the ‘An...Read more

  7. Sakura Cafe

    # 7 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 127 times in trip plans
    Sakura Cafe

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Pubs

    Address: No.86, South Street, Pingyao, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    This is a village-themed pub. It is located on the Pingyao bar street. Young people can be seen working on their laptops as they sip cappuccinos. They call it the Starbucks of China. You will also mee...Read more

  8. Ping Yao Temple Of The City God

    # 8 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 116 times in trip plans
    Ping Yao Temple Of The City God

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    Address: Chenghuang Temple Street, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    The Temple of the City God, also known as the Cheng Huang Temple amongst the locals, is one of the most well preserved temples in the country. Spread over an area of 7,302 square meters, the temple is...Read more

  9. Chang Family Compound

    # 9 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 33 times in trip plans
    Chang Family Compound

    Tags: Architecture

    Address: Chezhe Village, Dongyang Town, Yuci District, Jinzhong 030609, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Chang Family Compound was constructed in Qing Dynasty and is one of the largest family compounds of Shanxi merchants. The members of Chang Family were intellectuals and skilled businessmen, who traded...Read more

  10. Pingyao County Government Museum

    # 10 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 100 times in trip plans
    Pingyao County Government Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site

    Address: Pingyao,China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Pingyao County Government Museum was built in 1346, during the Yuan Dynasty, but was reconstructed during the Ming Dynasty leaving only one building from the Yuan Dynasty. The place was dedicated to t...Read more

  11. Zhenguo Temple

    # 11 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 88 times in trip plans
    Zhenguo Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors

    Address: Hedong Village, 15 km NE of Pingyao, Pingyao County, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Zhenguo temple is an ancient Buddhist temple located in the northeast of Pingyao County. Spread over an area of around 2.7 acres, the temple was constructed in 963 A.D. during the Northern Han Dynasty...Read more

  12. Ming Qing Street

    # 12 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 114 times in trip plans
    Ming Qing Street

    Tags: Outdoors, Street Market, Street Food, Specialty Shop

    Address: Ming and Qing Dynasties Street, South Main Street, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 11:30 pm Details

    Ming Qing Street, located on the South Street of Pingyao Old Town, was founded in the year of 1856 and started running its business in the year 1913. It is also known as the Wall Street of China, whic...Read more

  13. Xietongqing Unincorporated Bank Museum

    # 13 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 99 times in trip plans
    Xietongqing Unincorporated Bank Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Xietongqing Unincorporated Bank Museum, South Street, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Xietongqing Unincorporated Bank Museum, located on the south street of Pingyao County, was the first bank of China. It played a great role in Asian Banking. The Bank has many rooms set up in dummies t...Read more

  14. Rishengchang Exchange House

    # 14 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 81 times in trip plans
    Rishengchang Exchange House

    Tags: Outdoors

    Address: West main Street, Pingyao County 031100, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Rishengchang Exchange House is located on the west main street; here Shanxi Merchants developed trade throughout China and with foreign countries. The first exchange house “piaohao” was st...Read more

  15. Qu Family Compound

    # 15 of 17 Things To Do in Pingyao | Added 53 times in trip plans
    Qu Family Compound

    Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Courtyard

    Address: No. 33 East Main Street, Qi County 030900, China

    Qu Family Compound was built during the Qing Dynasty and covers an area of 5300 square meters (which surprisingly, is not even half of the Qu Family’s property). The compound has several layers ...Read more

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