Private Pingyao Highlights & Shuanglin Temple,Zhenguo Temple Tour from Pingyao
- No hidden fees, no commission-based shopping stops just memorable
-Take in panoramic views of Pingyao from the top of the Ming-era City Wall
- Visit the city’s ancient center of commerce, Ming-Qing Street, still busy today
- Visit Shuanglin Temple and Zhenguo Temple
- Private english or french tour guide service(optional)Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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 minutesStop 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 hourStop 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
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 7 To 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.