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Listed as a World Heritage site, Pingyao dates from the Ming and Qing Dynasties and is one of China's finest old cities. These tour packages will ensure that you savor this historic place with its ancient city wall and unique Ming architecture to the full. The private Pingyao tours include travel to Ming - Qing Street, Chenghuang Temple, Ri Sheng Chang Financial House, the Wang Family's compound, the Qiao Family's Compound, Shuanglin Monastery, etc.
As the first banking centre, Pingyao is now the best wholly preserved old Chinese town with features of Ming and Qing dynasties. The imposing City Wall has well protected the city for centuries, thus the inner city streets, stores and courtyards remain as in a time capsule. Apart from the above spots, a private side trip to the Wang's Family compound should not be missed as it is the essence of Chinese folk culture.
This 3 days’ private Pingyao tour will lead you to have a deep exploration in the historic and cultural Ancient City of Pingyao by visiting the Ancient Ming-Qing Street, Ancient Government Office, Security Guard Company, Rishengchang Exchange Shop as well as Pingyao City Wall. The Wang’s Compound will impress you for its grand scale and magnificent buildings. Besides, admiring gorgeous chromatic sculptures at Shuanglin Temple will add more value to your trip.
This 4-day tour to Pingyao & Datong will take you to deeply immerse in the cultural atmosphere of Pingyao Ancient City. A visit to the Shuanglin Temple and Qiao Family Compound can be a highlight of this itinerary. Besides, the Hanging Monastery, Yungang Grottoes as well as Huayan Monastery in Datong will leave you a wonderful memory.
This private one day tour is a great choice for travelers who want to have a side trip outside of Pingyao Ancient City. You will spend around eight hours with your friendly private tour guide to learn the history of old architectures and Buddhist artistic sculptures by exploring the old Shuanglin Temple as well as impressive Wang Family's Compound and Zhangbi Ancient Fortress.
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    Vernon Hansen
    Posted on March 17, 2021
    It's a charming and interesting ancient city! We enjoyed strolling the old streets, and visiting the food stalls. I would like to thank our guide who was very helpful and looked after my parents on the whole Pingyao trip.
    Alexandra Anderson
    Posted on December 05, 2020
    I brought my son to Pingyao Ancient Town on January. We visited Ming-Qing Street, Security Guard Company, Rishengchang Exchange Shop as well as Pingyao City Wall in succession. January was the off-season in China, so we had enough space and time to pay a good visit to this ancient town. Really a satisfying tour!
    Posted on July 26, 2020
    This Shanxi travel was satisfactory. We went to the Pingyao Ancient Town, a historical and cultural city. With our guide, we visited several attractions with a unique architectural style. I was most impressed with Rishengchang Exchange Shop, the first money exchange shop in China. It provided great convenience for people in Qing dynasties and made huge contributions to China’s financial business. On this trip, our guide was considerate and thoughtful. Our driver was skillful and polite. A great trip! We would choose TCG again! ... More
    Posted on July 01, 2020
    This Pingyao Ancient Town trip was worthwhile and beyond our expectations. The itinerary was excellent and everything ran very smoothly. We paid a visit to Ancient Ming-Qing Street, where we felt the flourishing businesses and appreciated the ancient buildings. Various kinds of shops were lined along the streets, all built with stones and bricks, remaining the architecture style of Ming and Qing dynasties. Other spots like Rishengchang Exchange Shop, Ancient City of Pingyao, and Pingyao City Wall were fantastic and charming… We not only appreciated traditional Chinese culture but also felt the life scene of ancient people. Our guide worked very hard to meet our needs and we were satisfied with itinerary, meals, and hotels. Highly recommend! ... More
    Posted on June 08, 2020
    From the order processing to spot travel, the whole service was satisfying and perfect. Thanks to Wendy (our travel consultant), she was patient towards all our questions and gave us prompt and valuable answers. On our Pingyao Ancient Town trip, we met a professional tour guide. She was humorous, considerate and arranged a reasonable itinerary for us. Comfortable hotels, delicious meals and charming landscape all made our trip cozy and wonderful. A reliable agency! I would have no hesitation in recommending TCG to my friends! ... More
    Posted on May 19, 2020
    I traveled to Pingyao Ancient Town with my parents and 5-year-old niece. Many thanks to our guide, she helped me to look after them. Her good knowledge and excellent explanation helped us to learn a lot about this city. On the Ming-Qing Street, we were lucky to watch folk artists performing. We were attracted and really admired their talents and endeavors. It was a cheerful trip. Thanks!
    Michael Roberts
    Posted on April 21, 2020
    Our Pingyao Ancient Town trip was excellent and exceeded our expectations. The hotels were inns with Ming-Qing architecture features and the meals suited our taste. Our guide and driver were very competent and helpful. I would certainly recommend TravelChinaGuide to anyone who wants to travel to China.
    Posted on April 02, 2020
    The Pingyao trip was relatively smooth. The itinerary was well arranged and the guide was experienced and detailed. The hotel we stayed in was clean and we could have a good rest.
    Posted on March 20, 2020
    I booked a 4-day Pingyao tour with my parents on Travel China Guide. We were very satisfied with this group tour. The guide took good care of my old parents. The hotel was of high quality and the buffets were palatable. We had a plan to make another trip to Xi’an on TCG!
    Posted on March 03, 2020
    My first trip to Pingyao was impressive! I was so glad that I traveled with TravelChinaGuide, you had an elaborate arrangement of the 3-day private Pingyao tour.

    Our guide was very responsible for the tourists. In addition, the vehicle and accommodations were satisfactory!
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