Jinci Temple Fair is a traditional festival with a history of some 1,000 years.
Bazhen Tang (commonly known as "Tounao") is a local, celebrated dish in Taiyuan that is known to be very beneficial for the health.
Ancient architectural model making techniques originate from the development of traditional ancient building construction technology.
Liuweizhai braised pork with sauce is a well-known Chinese time-honored gastronomic dish founded in Taiyuan city in North China's Shanxi province during the reign of Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).
"Guo Dulin" Shanxi-style mooncakes are an exceptional product that reflects Shanxi's folk culture and customs.
Shanxi's traditional wheaten foods are home-cooked dishes with regional characteristics of Shanxi that have been produced, developed and created on the Loess Plateau for thousands of years.
Taiyuan started producing colored glaze during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).
The milestone innovation of solid fermentation in vinegar brewing came in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and laid the foundation for the unique style and brewing techniques of Qingxu mature vinegar.