Zhang Bi Old Castle

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  • Address: Zhangbi Village, Longfeng town, 10 kilometers southeast to downtown Jiexiu City, Shanxi Province, Pingyao, China
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: 40 CNY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Nature

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 tourism as it provides a lot of information about the different dynasties. It is situated at 1040 meters above the sea level and has an underground tunnel, constructed during the Sui Dynasty. The government officials raised it for military purposes and divided it in three layers. The castle is the size of a village with multi-ethnic cultures and occupied dozens of family surnames. Highlights and must see includes:

  • Ancient Tunnel of Sui and Tang Dynasties
  • Ancestral Temple of Liu Zhouwu
  • Coloured Glaze Tablets
  • Ancient Sophara Japonica
  • Pocket size Castle
  • A maze tunnel
  • Temples and Amusements palace
  • Kongwang Buddha Palace
  • The north gate of Zhangbi castle

Zhang Bi Old Castle Travel Tips

  • Carry a water bottle
  • Wear comfortable shoes

How to Reach Zhang Bi Old Castle

  • By Bus: Take shuttle bus from the square in front of Jiexiu Train Station.

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  • Zhang Bi Old Castle Address: Zhangbi Village, Longfeng town, 10 kilometers southeast to downtown Jiexiu City, Shanxi Province, Pingyao, China
  • Zhang Bi Old Castle Timing: 24-hrs
  • Zhang Bi Old Castle Price: 40 CNY
  • Best time to visit Zhang Bi Old Castle(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Zhang Bi Old Castle: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 7.3% of people who visit Pingyao include Zhang Bi Old Castle in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Zhang Bi Old Castle visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Zhang Bi Old Castle

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Zhang Bi Old Castle

People normally also visit Pingyao Confucian Temple while planning their trip to Zhang Bi Old Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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