Private Pingyao Highlights & Shuanglin Temple,Zhenguo Temple Tour from Pingyao

Private Pingyao Highlights & Shuanglin Temple,Zhenguo Temple Tour from Pingyao

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Stop At: City Wall of Pingyao, Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

Have a walking on the Ming-era Wall with your private guide, he or she will explain the history of the wall, and you can see the best view of the roof top and street from the wall.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Ming and Qing Dynasties Street,South Main Street, Pingyao County 031100 China

This street also named South Street. Which is full of the hotels, restaurants, street foods, bars, souvenir stores etc, It is good place to see the plenty of the local snacks and guide will let you know which one is good to try. Don't forget to take the picture with the city center building which is named Shilou.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Rishengchang Former Bank, Dapu Village, Pingyao County 031100 China

This is the museum of The first bank of China, guide will explain the history of the bank and how the bank was managed well by the CEO since from 1823. You can not miss it when you are in Pingyao.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Shuanglin Temple, Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100 China

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then spend time to explore the UNESCO site of Shuanglin Temple. Shuanglin Temple is reputed to be the 'ancient painted sculptures museum'. It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Stroll around the halls and courtyards with your tour guide, admire the 1,400 years paintings and sculptures. Get to know the history, stories behind and learn the history about the Buddhism in China.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Zhenguo Temple, Hedong Village, 15 km NE of Pingyao, Pingyao County China

Zhenguo Temple (Chinese: 镇国寺) is a Buddhist temple located 10 km from Pingyao in the village of Hadongcun, in Shanxi Province, China. The temple's oldest hall, the Wanfo Hall, was built in 963 during the Northern Han dynasty, and is notable for featuring very large brackets that hold up the roof and flying eaves. The sculptures inside the hall are among the only examples of 10th century Buddhist sculpture in China.

Duration: 50 minutes

What's included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private english or french tour guide(optional)
  • Attraction entrance tickets
  • Lunch - Local Style Lunch
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - City Wall of Pingyao
  • Entry/Admission - Rishengchang Former Bank
  • Entry/Admission - Shuanglin Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Zhenguo Temple

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Dinner

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