Hongshanyi Inn

Address: No.18 Maquan Alley(the west of yamen scenic spot,200m from mingqin street), Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Free High-Speed Internet
          • Free parking


          • Suites


          • Continental Breakfast
          • Room service
          • Business Services

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          Travel Blogs from Pingyao

          An Authentic Experience in Ancient Pingyao

          A travel blog entry by dbworld2see on Apr 07, 2015

          31 photos

          ... that we felt we could navigate ourselves so we would be wandering about sans guide the next day. Mary gave us a pair of tickets that were good for entrance to any of the tourist attractions within the city walls (including walking on the wall) and we bid her adieu before heading up to our room.

          This was a hotel that we had self-selected based on the wonderful reviews online and while we knew we were staying at a "guest house" instead of the more western hotels ...

          September 10 - City Wall and AncIent Buildings

          A travel blog entry by davidmuir on Sep 10, 2014

          11 photos

          ... to the same company's office in another place and collect the money. Originally there were no charges - then others started doing the same thing and someone realised money could be made from these transactions - thereby becoming very rich! One of the safes was a cellar in one of the buildings. We used an electric shuttle bus to drive us around because of the distances being covered. We climbed to the top if the wall at the South Gate. This gave a good ...

          Ping Yao...first financial centre

          A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jul 02, 2014

          26 photos

          ... here. Most have been restored but there are many more to do. Over 30,000 people live in the walled city.

          Pingyao is famed as being the town where the first bank in China was established. A merchant here provided the first cheques which allowed traders to avoid the dangerous task of moving money between towns. The bank buildings ...


          A travel blog entry by sammy_moore on May 18, 2014

          3 comments, 40 photos

          ... sandals and resorted to tying my hairband around my foot again. It was too hard to walk in a floppy sandal so we sat down, BIG MISTAKE! I think we must have had at least 30 photos taken by people asking, but plenty more walked past taking the sneaky shots. I definitely had lock jaw by the end of it, not enjoying this new celebrity status. Even on the cycle back to the hostel people would tap us on the shoulder asking for a photo as we slowed to snails pace in ...

          Pingyao, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Town.

          A travel blog entry by fromthemill on Oct 21, 2012

          10 photos

          ... China, it turns out, is a heady cocktail of coal smog and tourist tat! The walled city is undeniably picturesque, the foggy (smoggy) mornings were "atmospheric" and the town was reminiscent of a good Kung Fu movie set, (think "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" roof running sequences) but the towns "age old charms" of the guidebook are largely obscured by the quest for the tourist $. We arrived having travelled "hard sleeper" from Beijing. That means we spent the previous ...