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Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)

Jingsheng Town, Lingshi County 031308, China
+86 354 772 2122
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Pingyao Day Tour of Wang Family Mansion and Zhangbi Ancient Castle
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Jingsheng Town, Lingshi County 031308, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another well preserved family courtyard to visit in Jinsheng, almost all similar to me. But having heard this one was the biggest among the rest in Shanxi. You must visit the small local village outside this Wang's Compound.

Thank L920
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Pretty amazing. Absolutely massive, with two sections connected by a bridge and a wall surrounding the complex. As there were little no no English signs we opted for an audio tour which was kinda loud but not too bad. There's a small village near the...More

Thank LadyAnonymous
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Rich Family villa in 200 hundred years ago... local rules very good . They are united gard/petrol this area at night, walks along defence wall.

Thank jasonlB3212YA
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing complex displaying the wealth of this Wang family. It looks like a small walled city, but it's just their family residence and extended family... and great grand children's residence! Huge place. Sculptures everywhere which is a sign of wealth. Had lunch at a small...More

Thank WorldTraveller915
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Exploring the massive Wang's compound, full of houses with traditional Chinese architecture, lets you feel as though you're walking back in time. If you're staying in Pingyao city, you can hire your own private taxi for around 100rmb to get you there and back.

Thank Chi N
Reviewed 11 November 2016

There are two ways of reaching it from pingyao: taking 2 busses or taking the train and the bus. We did both. We went to the bus station of pingyao and were directed to a bus (nr 2007, 9rmb) to jiexiu. After one hour and...More

Thank Severine B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Wang's Compound was impressive for it's sheer size and ornamental structures. A mini walled city. There are a couple dozen courtyards to meander through. Some of it isn't open yet. Great views from the top where you truly get the scope of the whole complex....More

Thank bransom_13
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Wang's family compound is a very interesting place telling the story of two sons trying to outshine each other by building houses. Apparently, they also had an influence on the history in Shanxi. As inside the complex no to very poor information is available,...More

Thank Bubble1628
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Wang’s compound is a great example of Qing architecture (and some residual Ming architecture) going over the top. The original compound, built by the father, is sprawling with amazing views and sculptural details that are beautiful to see. The two newer sections, built by two...More

Thank LoveandLive2Travel
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This huge compound is quite a way from Pingyao, but worth every mile. It is built on a hill side and there are more than 1000 rooms over several dozen courtyards, linked by paved alleys and even a bridge. It is even more interesting than...More

Thank frenchteddywww
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