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How many hours should I spend in Pingyao?

Issuing time:2019-06-20 23:02


Pingyao is very old city, located in Jinzhong Area, Shanxi, We named Pingyao Ancient City, it is well preserved ancient City in China.


It is 600 Km far away from Bejing and 500km from Xi'an, it is excellen location, and have a fast train to reach both of city even Qingdao and Chengdu. It is very easy to visit.   Now the questions is coming up for you, How many hours should I spend in Pingyao. What sights I should go to visit?

Ok, here is the answer:

1. There are 23 sights are covered by the one ticket which you can used for three days, We suggest you to visit the following sights:

1. Rishengchang Bank Museum, 2. West Street, 3, South Street also named Ming and Qing Dynasty Street, 4, One of the body guard agency, 5. have a walk on the city wall, you just can have a walk on half part, from north gate to south gate or south gate to north gate, which depends on your hotel location, by the way if you to book the hotel, it is better to book the hotel inside the wall, just easy to have a walk in the night, and you can enjoy the traditional Kang-Bed sleeping. 5. Confucius Temple, 6. City god temple which is most beautiful temple inside the wall, 7 if you are interested in the court you can visit the Ancient Government Building. The other sights you can skip them, because of they are almost same.

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So you need about 5 hours to visit those sights, and stay at least one night in Pingyao, because of it is really beautiful at night, especially the red lanterns.


Transportation Information:

If you take the fast train from Beijing to Pingyao,then from Pingyao to Xi'an,   this train G627( 08:05/11:59) will be your choice, so you will have afternoon time to visit the above highlights inside the wall, and stay at Pingyao overnight, then take the another fast train next morning to Xi'an. The train number is D2505(08:40/11:30), if you would like to visit the some sights around Pingyao, I suggest you to visit Wang Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple nearby, which tour we named Wang Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple Day Trip from Pingyao, then take the afternoon train D2565(15:41/18:28) to Xi'an. 80% touritsts choose this one night two days Pingyao tour.


If you take the fast from Xi'an to Pingyao, then from Pingyao to Beijing, this train D2506(09:07/11:38), and visiting above highlights inside wall afternoon, and stay in Pingyao overnight. then take the fast train next morning, the train number is D2002(08:41/12:52), if you would like to visit the some sights around Pingyao, I suggest you to visit Wang Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple nearby, this   tour we named Wang Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple Day Trip from Pingyao, then take the afternoon train G628(16:16/20:25) to Xi'an. Most of touritsts choose this one night two days Pingyao tour.