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Pingyao Impression New Street

Located outside the western gate of the Ancient City of Pingyao, Pingyao Impression New Street features the architectural style of the Republic of China period (1912-1949).

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Unusual theatrical production depicts Pingyao imaginatively

The production Another Glance at Pingyao or Encore Pingyao by Chinese theater director Wang Chaoge is a combination of performance art and theater showing scenes from the history of the ancient Pingyao in North China's Shanxi province.

Confucian Temple

The Confucian Temple in the southeastern corner of the old town and is China's most time-honored temple of its kind.

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Pear blossoms festoon Xiangyuan town in blanket of white

Xiangyuan in Pingyao county is currently awash with dozens of square kilometers of magnificent white pear blossoms.

Ma's Grand Family Compound: A 'Kingdom' in Solitude

Ma’s Grand Family Compound, one of the 3749 ancient residential buildings in the Ancient City of Pingyao, North China’s Shanxi province, is the former residence of Ma Zhongxuan, one of Pingyao’s four most prosperous merchants during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

Former residence of Lei Lvtai

Lei Lvtai's former residence is located in the ancient city of Pingyao, North China's Shanxi province

Escort services museum in Pingyao

Before modern times, China had what was called a "biaoju", also biaohang, or escort office, as a predecessor of today's security companies, mostly for transporting money to pay for goods, or guarding shops or courtyards, and money exchanges, or mail.

Recommended travel routes

One-day and two-day tours recommended in Pingyao.

County government offices

The county government complex was built in the southwestern part of the county, in the Northern Wei Dynasty (386-534) and is well preserved.

City walls of Pingyao

The walls of the city of Pingyao were built during the Western Zhou Dynasty(BC 827-728).

Dining

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Guanyun smoked chicken

Guanyun smoked chicken is made of rigorously inspected chicken and is refined with precious Chinese medicinal materials.

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