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Taiyuan Pingyao Tour from Beijing

photo of chinatravelkey imagePingyao Ancient CityCode of this tour: TY-H0
photo of chinatravelkey imageInclude: vehicle, tour guide, meal, hotel, admission fee.
photo of chinatravelkey imageName of this tour: Taiyuan Pingyao Tour from Beijing
photo of chinatravelkey imageAvailable: daily
photo of chinatravelkey imageType: Private Taiyuan Tour
photo of chinatravelkey imageDuration: 2 Days
photo of chinatravelkey imageAccommodation: included
photo of chinatravelkey imageStarting Place: Railway Sation or Airport in Taiyuan
photo of chinatravelkey imageFinishing Place: Railway Sation or Airport in Taiyuan
photo of chinatravelkey imageEscorted: yes
photo of chinatravelkey imageLevel: easy
photo of chinatravelkey imageExclude: tips, personal expense.
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tour itinerary

Jinci TempleDay 1. Taiyuan - Pingyao
Please take train or plane to arrive in Taiyuan by yourselves. Our tour and driver will met you from Railway Sation or Airport in Taiyuan.
Then transferred to visit Qiao Family's compound, the Shuanglin Temple and the Pingyao Ancient City.
Overnight in Pingyao ancient City.

Day 2. Pingyao - Taiyuan - Beijing
Morning tour to visit the Ming - Qing Street, the Chenghuang Temple, the Ri Sheng Chang Financial House and the Tongxinggong ancient bank bodyguard establishment.
After lunch visit the Jinci Temple and transfer back to Taiyuan Railway Sation or Airport.
Take the overnight soft sleeper train back to Beijing by yourselves.
(Breakfast, Lunch)


Main Attractions for this tour:
Qiao Family's compound: It was built as residential compound in 1756 in the Qing dynasty by the financier Qiao Zhiyong. The courtyard is one of the finest remaining examples of imposing private residences in northern China. It is a totally-enclose castle-like building. There are 6 large courtyards consisting of 20 small courtyards, 313 rooms in total. Shanxi Qi County Folk Museum is also set here.
Shuanglin Temple: Shuanglin Temple is a Buddhist temple with 1,500 years history since the North Wei Dynasty. Occupying 15,000 square meters, the temple comprises 10 big and small halls. The halls are grouped around three courtyards and house more than 2,000 exceptional painted Buddhist terracotta and wood statues dating back to the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties, which represent the best of the Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Pingyao Ancient City: With a history of more than 2700 years, Pingyao Ancient City is the most complete ancient city preserved in China. It is the the prototype of China's ancient county in the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The city is a large ancient architectural complex including city walls, streets, stores, temples and dwellings. It was the merchant center with the nation's earliest bank established in the 19th century.
Jinci Temple: It was built in the Bei Wei Dynasty (386-534) in memory of Shuyu, the second son of Zhouwu kingdom. The temple is a famous garden of ancient buildings, in compound with hall, pavilions, and towers. The cypress, the long-life Spring and the painted clay figures of maids in the Saintly Mother's Hall are reputed as Jinci Temple's 'three wonders'.

Remark: The above private tour is tailored for you and your friends exclusively. You and your friends will enjoy Private car, driver and tour guide. If you want to adjust the itinerary, please contact us.

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Notes: Hotel accommodation is based on two persons sharing one standard room.

Above Price Includes
Hotel accommodation as mentioned, Pick-up from and transfer back to station or airport, Air-conditioned car or van, Admission fee of mentioned attractions, Professional English-speaking tour guide, Meals mentioned above, Gas, parking cost.
Above Price Excludes: train tickets or air tickets between Taiyuan and Beijing, Personal expense.
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