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Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Chang Family Compound
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Shuanglin Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain)
Mountains, Sacred & Religious Sites
Jinsi Temple
Sacred & Religious Sites
Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan)
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)
Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
Mengshan Mountain Buddha
Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
City Wall of Pingyao
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Ping Yao Temple of the City God
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Mengshan Mountain Buddha
Architectural Buildings, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Yungang Grottoes
Caverns & Caves, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Shanhua Monastery
Sacred & Religious Sites, Ancient Ruins
Pingyao Ancient Government Office
Ancient Ruins, Architectural Buildings
Yuci Ancient City
Architectural Buildings, Ancient Ruins
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Yungang Grottoes Datong
One of the most amazing sites I have been to in China, comparable in scale and splendor to the Terra Cotta soldiers in Xi'an.
I went in winter to this place the view the landscape was awesome, looking those Buddhas on the mountain and the size will make you feel small and enjoy old real ancient China buildings
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Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si) Datong
About 70km from Datong- ride thru deserted area, coal mines sites with literaty thousands of big trucks transporting coal you get to quite high cliff area where the temple is literary hanged on middle of the cliff...
We were so glad that we visited this site, It truly is a magnificent feat of achievement for the Chinese.
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Ancient City of Pingyao Pingyao County
The ancient city of Pingyao, whose history dates back some 2,700 years and which is renowned for its well-preserved city walls, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction
... but the place has a great feel about it Really good for chilling and buying small items on the stalls or haggling in the shops Really great stay here and enjoyed the busy sights sounds and smells of the old city
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Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan) Lingshi County
The original compound, built by the father, is sprawling with amazing views and sculptural details that are beautiful to see.
The four of us (2-60+ and 2-30+) enjoyed this vast historical family and military complex of sites and photo opportunities.
Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain) Wutai County
It is like doing off road for the day, but for the breathtaking views and the grand temples, it is worth it!
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City Wall of Pingyao Pingyao County
The ancient city of Pingyao, whose history dates back some 2,700 years and which is renowned for its well-preserved city walls, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist attraction
The wall gives you an excellent view of the well-preserved old town within and a good comparison with the rampant development outside, and in each guard tower there are miniature scenes from the area's history rec...
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Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan) Pingyao County
But as with some of the other sights, you really need a guide to get the most from the visit.
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Huayan Temple of Datong Datong
The thousand year-old Buddha statues and prayer halls are sights to behold.
Historical sites is what we came to see and this is certainly worth seeing.
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Jinsi Temple Taiyuan
Very nice historical site
Pingyao Confucian Temple Pingyao County
You buy a ticket which gives you 3 days access to all the sites in the city!
Climb the tower for a view of the surrounding streets.
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Ying Xian Wooden Pagoda Datong
This is a remarkable site to visit.
A new building on the left is constructed to house the tooth relic which you can view for a fee of RMB100 per person.
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Rishengchang Former Bank Pingyao County
Then visit all the sites.
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Pingyao Ancient Government Office Pingyao County
You can also walk up a tower for a great view of the street.
Shuanglin Temple Pingyao County
UNESCO Heritage Site -- Need I say more?
Overlooked UNSECO Sites by the locals
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Ping Yao Temple of the City God Pingyao County
This is an absolutely wonderful site to visit in Pingyao - loads of interesting things to see in a variety of rooms.
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Mengshan Mountain Buddha Taiyuan
Datong City Walls Datong
This is a great opportunity to see the city from a different view just remember to take your passport....and its free.
Lovely, great views
Ming and Qing Dynasties Street Pingyao County
It really comes into its own when the sun sets, so I highly recommend exploring the streets after looking at the ancient sites across Ping Yao.
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Shanhua Monastery Datong
Gushi Tower Pingyao County
Huangcheng Prime Minister's Mansion Yangcheng County
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Nine Dragon Screen Datong
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Heng Mountain Zhuangguan Monument Datong
We stumbled onto this site by chance, from our taxi driver's recommendation, after our must-see trip to the Hanging Temples.
You can walk around and take a look at the temples and enjoy the view 2-3 hours.
Datong Drum Datong
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Zhenguo Temple Pingyao County
Forgotten UNESCO site
Chang Family Compound Jinzhong
Twin Pagoda Temple (Shuangta si) Taiyuan
Zhangbi Ancient Castle Jiexiu
We had an English speaking guide who was great at explaining the site and some of the ancient, and more recent history of the area.
If in the Pingyao area this site is worth part of your time.
Xinzhou Successive Great Wall Pianguan County
Dailuo Ding of Wutai Mountain Wutai County
Situated on top of one of the peaks - it has a good view of the Tayuan Monastery and the valley below.
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