De Sheng Lou Hotel

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

China - Pingyao

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

1 comment, 88 photos

... be separated only for 5 months which is nothing comparing to the previous period of 10 months. Last wave and they were gone :(

We returned to our apartment, got our things ready and we left for the Beijing West Railway Station. Since we didn't have enough time to plan our next steps we randomly chose a smaller ancient town (measured by Chinese standards) called Pingyao. We just wanted to escape from the large masses of Chinese tourists that had been following us since ...

Week 9

A travel blog entry by jackcondron on Oct 24, 2013

27 photos

... me and offered to help. She was great, dashing about all these offices, getting different bits sorted, all leaving my mind in a spin and happy she was there because I would have stood no chance otherwise. The only bit that soured the experience was the bill at the end, I was expecting to be paying money but not a months worth of Mongolian wages. I would have been stuck without her help and generally it wasn't a huge amount of money for 4 hours work ...

One day in Pingyao-Ancient city of China

A travel blog entry by reinapaul on Aug 09, 2013

1 comment, 23 photos

... the smell of fried bakery. I gave their version of a cinnamon doughnut a try which I later learnt was only delicious when hot and fresh :)

Again (like most towns on China), the city centre is boarded by a city wall with the difference that by night these cobbled streets are lit with red lanterns. Our time here was mainly to unwind after our busy time in Xian and used the city as a pit stop on ...

A Happy tourist town

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 24, 2013

... and another 70,000 outside the walls. About 70% of the economy here is tourism. The guide explained that living conditions ar better outside of the town, and it's easier if you have a car, so most people whi owned homes within the walls have moved out and rrent their homes to shop owners. Most of the people living within the old city are cinnected to the tourism. All the schools are outside the city walls. I asked ...

Last day in Beijing and a hard seat to Pingyao

A travel blog entry by grainofsand on Sep 24, 2012

1 comment, 3 photos

... awful room in the eaves! After crashing out for a few hours the room looked even worse so we organised a room change and ended up with a traditional stone kang bed - it was like living in a dark cupboard - but was comfy enough. We spent the evening wandering down the main road Nan Da Jie looking at the stalls and having a drink and some food at the nearby Cozy Hostel.

The rest of our time in Pingyao (a couple of days) was spent ...