Wang Family Compound, Pingyao

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Wang Family Compound, Pingyao - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

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

Phone: +86-0354772212

Ticket Price: 66 CNY

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Time Required: 02:30 Hrs

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

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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 lifestyle used to be in the olden times. The place has been divided into two parts- the East courtyard and the West Courtyard. The structure of the buildings is complex. You will feel like you are walking through a labyrinth. At the same time you can observe and appreciate the intricate details in the Qing Dynasty architecture. Highlights include:

  • Sculptures of Stone, Wood and Brick
  • Private School Yards
  • Wang Family items
  • The Painting and Calligraphy Hall
  • The Treasury hall
  • The Red Gate Castle

Wang Family Compound Information

  • Avoid visiting this place in the monsoon season.
  • The walk is long and tiring. Wear suitable footwear and carry water bottles with you.

How To reach Wang Family Compound by Public Transport

  • Coach: Take a coach from Taiyuan. It will take you 2 hours to reach.
  • Train: Take a train from Pingyao to Jiexiu or Lingshi Railway Station and then take the Jiexiu bus no.11 (fare: CNY4). Travel Time: 40mins.

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