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  • Fast train/Gao tie to and from Pingyao

    Pingyao Transportation

    The first time I travelled to Pingyao was last year, February 2014, by bus which were quite frequent leaving Xian but took about 8 hours and dropped my friend and I beside the highway where a couple of taxis were waiting to take us into Pingyao for 20 yuan (ie the old town or Gu Cheng, which is pretty much the only reason tourists go there...

  • The old Cheng Jia yard folk custom...

    Pingyao Hotels

    No.125 North Main Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao County, Shanxi, 031100, China

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Day trip to Wang Family's Castle

    Pingyao Things to Do

    This is usually visited on an excursion from Pingyao that includes a visit to Zhangbi's Undrground Castle.My friend and I really enjoyed visiting this castle...especially being able to walk around the top of the walls surrounding the main complex. Covering a huge area with a vast number of rooms and sectioned areas this was like a family's own...



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  • Taiyuan Railway Station

    Taiyuan Transportation

    Tiayuan Railway Station is an important railway station for Shanxi Province, as more than 20 trains from big cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Xi'an, Chengdu, Baotou, and other large cities into this station everyday. Now, the speed rails from Beijing West takes less than 4 hours to reach this city. Taiyuan-Jiaozhou lines and Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan...

  • Dational Defence Hotel

    Taiyuan Hotels

    I was expecting to see a load of army guys in uniform when I walked through the entrance of this...

  • Taxi from airport to the city center

    Taiyuan Transportation

    If you plan to take taxi from airport to the city, then go to the departure level (upper), grab a taxi that drops off customers to airport, taxi from upper level will have meter on, it took 53 yuan for us to the hotel in city center (some traffic jam). Was told taxi from arrival level will ask for 80-100yuan to take you to the center, they won't...



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  • General Facts

    Datong Favorites

    The population in Datong is 2,82 million, where of Datong City has 1,1 milion inhabitants. Datong is divided into seven counties (县), 154 towns (镇) and 2283 villages (自然村) (李彬 2001).Datong is an important industry and mining town, especially having large coal resources. Unfourtenately this also means...

  • Garden Hotel Datong

    Datong Hotels

    The non-smoking room is excellent.and the free fruit in the room and some drinks.the room is...

  • City Wall

    Datong Things to Do

    The city wall of datong has not been torn down, but for many many years it was just not noticed. Now the former mayor from the old city of Pingyao is mayor of Datong and wants to develop Datong into a nice historical city, bigger than Pingyao but as beautiful.The city wall is from the 14th century Ming-Dynastie.


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