Dianli Hotel

Address: Xiguan Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

September 9 - Pearls, Palace, train to Pingyao

A travel blog entry by davidmuir on Sep 09, 2014

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... can be rubbed off - fake ones don't). We spent a bit of time in the shop area - sorry to all those expecting a real pearl from us! They were persistent though! We later headed to the Summer Palace. Another very impressive structure, larger in area than the Winter Palace. A large section is taken up by a huge lake. There is a long covered walkway from the Northern end to the Palace for the Emperor to walk down. The lake was man-made, as was Longevity Hill on which the ...

Datong and Pingyao

A travel blog entry by selenaolson on Aug 07, 2014

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... tear jerk gum, bitter almond, a rotten, soybean pigs trotters, crispy shredded pigs ear, cao home smoked elbow, the oil meat, the ancient city of dried bean curd, small farmers with, meat fried rotten son, stir fried a rotten son, pulling rotten son, pimple boil, eat ant, cold surface wire, bald wet bowl, Pingyao donkey and Mobil oil eggplant. Every restaurant purchases and displays the same photos outside of their establishments so between the translations and the generic photos, ...

Shanxi: Part Two

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny on Nov 03, 2013

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... matches with my favorite anime Bleach on the covers. (No, I don't smoke). Each match was a kuai.

I brought a scarf also and was able to say "duo xiao qian (how much is it)?" The vendor and I understood each other prices. I got it at a nice bargain.

We continued walking and we found a foot message place. It was offering an hour long foot message for thirty yuan. So we decided to do it. The message woman asked the short Laura where she was from. Then ...

Ass means donkey

A travel blog entry by marrre on Aug 16, 2013

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... we walked backwards. The first ever bank in China was located in Pingyao, and even though it went out of business in 1932, the buildings still remain and have now been turned into a museum. The bank was part of our guided city walk, along with a Confucian temple, with very graphic statues depicting what's to be expected in hell, and the local government building. Housing all manners of administrative buildings, temples and an opera, it also contains the corrective facilities: Court ...

Banks, chicken heads and the escort service

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 25, 2013

... Sri Lanka. His english and his willingness to please were both impressive. Our guide had pointed out many similar courtyard style guesthouses but we would highly recommend ours.
After breakfast our guide took us to some of the many museums in Pingyao. Apparently the city was extremely important to China's development, particularly in the 1800s. Pingyao was the center for what became one of China's biggest banking institutions, with Branches extending throughout ...