Pingyao Day Tour: Wang Family Mansion and Zhangbi Ancient Castle

Pingyao Day Tour: Wang Family Mansion and Zhangbi Ancient Castle


Tour description

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Stop At: Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), Jingsheng Town, Lingshi County 031308 China

At 9:00 am, your tour guide, personal car, and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Pingyao Old Town for 1.5-hour drive to Wang Family Mansion and Zhangbi Ancient Castle.

Wang Family Mansion is nicknamed ‘the Forbidden City of the Peasant Residences’. Its construction took nearly over 300 years by the efforts of several generations of the Wang family. You can imagine how large and prosperous the Wang Family was in its prime. Its architecture and decorations reflected the sense of strict social hierarchy in ancient time. Those intricate carvings and statues all have special meanings and stories behind them.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Zhangbi Ancient Castle, Zhangbi Village, Longfeng Country, Jiexiu 032000 China

Zhangbi Ancient Castle is nestled inside of a small village. It is unique for its ingeniously designed underground tunnels spreading into three complex and connected layers. It was built according to ancient Chinese astrology, and its purpose was mainly to hoard up weapons and some armed force as well. You will be greeted by a magnificent view of mountains when you step out of the castle.

After the tour, you will be transfer back to Pingyao Old Town at around 17:00.

Duration: 2 hours

What's included

  • Entrance tickets as listed in the tour
  • A friendly and experienced English-speaking tour guide
  • Transfer by reliable driver and air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)
  • Entry/Admission - Zhangbi Ancient Castle

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Meals

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  • Pingyao Day Tour of Wang Family Mansion and Zhangbi Ancient Castle

  • Zhangbi Ancient Castle


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