Pingyao is the best-preserved historic town in the region populated by the Han ethnic group. The old town and city walls are remarkable in their scale and completeness. In 1997 Pingyao was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List, who stated “The Old Town of Pingyao is an outstanding example of the Han cities in the Ming and Qing dynasties, retaining all the features of these periods. Pingyao presents a picture of unusual cultural, social, economic, and religious development in Chinese history.
Tailor-made tours and holidays in Pingyao
15 days 13 nights
An expansive itinerary visiting some of China’s more remote sites, including ancient Buddhist art and sculpture at the Yungang and Longmen caves, the Hanging Monastery near Datong, the Shuanglin temple near Taiyuan, and the famous Terracotta Warriors of Xian