De Sheng Lou Hotel

Address: No.84 Mingqing Ancient Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
 
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

Really tiring day in Pingyao

A travel blog entry by starlagurl on May 23, 2015

41 photos

... got lost in some dark alleyways. Someone had thrown away a bright pink hat with ugly black and white flowers on the brim. I picked it up and wore it home. Now I could look like every other idiot romping around with a cheap hat in some tour guide destination. ha!

In the morning, I stayed in bed as long as I could and when it was finally time to leave, I walked as slowly as possible back to the train station, picking up relatively healthy snacks along the way for ...

Day 8 - Pingyao

A travel blog entry by elsabae on Apr 04, 2015

9 photos

We stepped off the train in Pingyao in somewhat of a daze at 6 this morning and negotiated with a tuk tuk driver for a ride to our hotel.

Modern Pingyao surrounds the ancient walled city which is what we came to see and where we are staying. The old city is the best preserved in China, containing over 4000 Ming (1368 - 1644) and Qing (1644 - 1911) houses. During the Qing era it became the banking capital of China.

We are staying in a ...

Pingyao

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime on Sep 27, 2014

1 comment, 52 photos

... version of Colonel Saunders, an elderly gentleman who sold chicken legs. I appreciated the way they took extra care of us by picking out the best of their wares - the kindness of strangers. The colonel even gave us an extra piece of paper to wipe our greasy hands. And kudos to the couple that made the fresh ginger candy that was to sustain our tour group all the way to Everest base camp in Tibet.
The night we were to leave Pingyao we braced ourselves for ...

China - Pingyao

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment, 88 photos

... of the objects and the written material on the company's business activities during the 64 years from its foundation in 1849 to its closing in 1913.

  • China Armed Escort Company Museum. It features the development history of escort and the largest 10 escort companies in China and the lives of 10 most famous armed escorts in Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368 - 1911). It also provides the valuable data and objects for the study of the development of different martial ...

Mysteries of old Pingyao

A travel blog entry by jamella on Jul 20, 2012

40 photos

... a young Chinese lady and her baby. The lady got out a little stool and sat in front of the seat itself, cradling the baby on the seat itself, her head laid gently on my lap and the baby's head tucked into the curve of my back! A train journey like this makes you realise a lot about China and Chinese people, the concept of personal space doesn't exist in a country where there are over 1billion people. Having said that there is no malice in the way ...