Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Pingyao

Pingyao is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Pingyao one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Pingyao is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Pingyao or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Pingyao. Explore the historical monuments of Pingyao with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Pingyao guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Pingyao page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Pingyao with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. City Wall Of Pingyao

    #1 of 4 Historical Places in Pingyao
    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. Ming Qing Street

    #2 of 4 Historical Places in Pingyao
    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

  3. Qu Family Compound

    #3 of 4 Historical Places in Pingyao
    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

  4. Zhang Bi Old Castle

    #4 of 4 Historical Places in Pingyao
    Zhang Bi Old Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Zhangbi Village, Longfeng town, 10 kilometers southeast to downtown Jiexiu City, Shanxi Province

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Zhang Bi old Castle was constructed during the Qing and Ming Dynasties and has preserved the history and culture of the place over the period. The Castle is a great place for academic research and...Read more

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