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Ancient City of Ping Yao

Ancient City of Ping Yao

Ping Yao
Apr - Oct -> 08:00-18:30
Nov - Mar -> 08:00-18:00
CNY 150
1-2 days (Suggested)

Being the financial capital of China in Qing Dynasty, Ping Yao was well-retained in its traditional style of Han due to the neglect of the collapsing Qing Government. Ping Yao is a walled city situated 715km from west of Beijing, the capital of China. It is where the first bank in China established in Ming Dynasty to issue cheque, which was payable at over 100 bank branches. Ping Yao was listed as one of the UNESCO world cultural heritage of China in 1997 due to its traditional Imperial style and history.

Opening Hours and Tickets of Ancient City of Ping Yao

Entrance fees

AreaSeasonVisitorFee (CNY)
All AreaYear RoundAdult150

Directions of Getting There

Air – TYN(Taiyuan Wusu International Airport)

Going to Ping Yao: Arrived at Taiyuan Airport, you have to transfer by rail or shuttle bus to destination Ping Yao. Both transfer takes 1.5 to 2 hours. From TYN airport, take Route 201, 805, 830, 601 to Taiyuan Jiannan Car Station (太原建南汽车站), from the Car Station you could take train (CNY 20+) or bus (CNY 25+) to Pingyao Railway Station.


Train – Ping Yao Railway Station

PingYao ancient city is located 300m from the station. One could ride rickshaw or passenger cart, CNY 3 for 5 minutes ride.

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