Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Pingyao is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Pingyao a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Pingyao.
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Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100, China
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 ‘Ancient painted sculptures museum’. Built in the 6th century, the temple currently houses over 2,000 clay sculptures depicting the incredible skil...
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Qiaojiabao Village, Dongguan Town, Pingyao County 030901, China
08:00 am - 06:30 pm
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’s (The Qiao family third-generation commercial tycoon’s) former residence. The compound consists of 6 main courtyards and 20 smaller courtyard...
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Jingsheng Village, Lingshi County, Shanxi Province, China
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 compound is huge. It covers an area of 150,000 square metres. It is like a complete village in itself- an old township on display to explain how the l...
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67 Chenghuangmiao St, Pingyao, Jinzhong, Shanxi, China
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
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 currently existing Confucian temples in China. The original temple was not built as a memorial temple, but rather served as a family temple of Confuciu...
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Chenghuang Temple Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
08:00 am - 07:00 pm
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 built facing the south. The temple exhibits exquisite woodcarvings, stone sculptures and mural paintings. It is believed that the Hall of City God se...
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Chezhe Village, Dongyang Town, Yuci District, Jinzhong 030609, China
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 mainly with Russia. The family consisted not only of scholars, but also of painters and calligraphers, which made the compound look more attractive. ...
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Hedong Village, 15 km NE of Pingyao, Pingyao County, China
08:00 am - 05:30 pm
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. The temple has undergone several restorations and renovations over the period of history and currently stands as an important part of Pingyao world ...