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In the central area of Shanxi Province lies an ancient county typical of rural counties in North China--simple and steeped in ancient tradition. What's different is that this county is linked firmly to a certain prosperous time in Chinese history. It played quite an important role in the economic development of Shanxi during the Ming and Qing Dynasties.Pingyao County is 94 kilometers (58.4 miles) southwest of Taiyuan...

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Pingyao Ancient Town is located in the middle of Shanxi and it is a cultural town which has a history of 2700tyears. It is also the only world cultural heritage in China. The South Avenue is the central axis and from the north and south, it is the most prosperous traditional street. In Qing dynasty...

The Qiao Family Courtyard is located at Qi County, Shanxi Province, where is a part of the beautiful and richly endowed Jinzhong basin. It was initially built as the residence of the richest banker Qiaozhiyong at that time in 1711, and greatly admired as an artistic treasure. Recently 50 years, more...

Shuanglin Temple is a large Buddhist temple situated in the countryside about 7 kilometers southwest of Pingyao ancient city. It was originally founded in the 6th century during the Northern Wei Dynasty, although the present buildings date to the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is notable for its collec...