Pingyao is well-known for its ancient city wall and courtyard dwellings. The pictures here will show you the antique architectures in the city, characteristic local features and the local residential houses. Detailed information about Pingyao Travel Guide
As a highlight attraction of Pingyao, the Ancient Ming-Qing Street is actually the North Street of this ancient town. It is a narrow pedestrian street, being more than 750 meters (820 yards) long.
Pingyao City Wall (20)
The City Wall of Pingyao is one of the well-preserved city walls in China. In 1997, Pingyao City Wall along with Pingyao Ancient Town was listed as one of the World Cultural Heritage.
Qiao's Compound (9)
The Qiao's Compound is situated in Qiaojiabao Village, Qi County, Shanxi Province, about 54 kilometers from Taiyuan City. It is the famous capitalist Qiao Zhiyong's private house in the Qing Dynasty.
At the Spring Festival, the Shehuo (Traditional Festivity Show) performances are put on in Pingyao, Shanxi Province.
Temple of City God (14)
The Temple of the City God is situated in the southeast of Pingyao City, covering an area of 7,302 square meters (around 8,733 square yards). It has a long history but has been well preserved.
Wang's Compound (20)
The Wang's Compound is located in Jingsheng Town, 12 kilometers east of Lingshi County, Shanxi Province. It is only 35 kilometers from Pingyao City. Many visitors think that the Wang's Compound is very big and magnificent.
The local market in the morning is located in the ancient Ming-Qing Street, mainly selling a variety of fresh vegetables and fruits.