Jinqiao Hotel

No.24 Dongdajie, Pingliang, Gansu, 744000, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingliang

Sacred mountain ..emperor meets God.

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Jun 26, 2014

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Well this was a surprise...the travel notes made it sound like we were going for a country walk....and it turns out the we went to a National Park that protects the mythical meeting place of An Emperor and the Gods which is scared to the Taoist religion. The park is mountainous and on every ledge is perched a temple, a pavilion or sanctuary ..inhabited ...

A tasty hotpot

A travel blog entry by serialtraveler on Aug 16, 2010

A drive back the way we came to Pingliang. Driving across the rivers, could really see how much flooding there had been in previous days. In the evening we headed back to our favourite hotpot restaurant. Disappointed to find that the staff ...

Mt Kongtong revisited

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd on Aug 16, 2010

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... about putting in a full writing day today but decided to do the hike up Mt Kongtong again along with some of the new people.

The stairs felt a bit easier today but there were still lots of them. We visited the highest peak this time, so spent the whole day walking more or less.

There were fewer people on the mountain today and it was generally quieter with the exception of ...

A climb to Heaven

A travel blog entry by serialtraveler on Aug 11, 2010

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... up into a poster and put up on the wall alongside pictures of all their other special guests, we presumed. They were gone well over an hour with my memory card, so my other holiday pics may soon well be plastered over Piangliang too! Eventually they returned, and kindly had a printed photo for us, to stick up on the board inside the truck. A few beers by the square to finish the ...

Mountain top temples (updated)

A travel blog entry by murrayrudd on Aug 11, 2010

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Today did a trip near Pingliang to the Mt Kongtong area. This area, one of the most important sites for Taoism in China, has a series of temples perched up on the ridges of a mountaintop.

My laptop has died again, so I only managed to get a portion of the photos from today transferred to the blog. I will update once I can get a new power cable in Xian tomorrow or the following day.

This was a beautiful area. Once again, however, the noise at the ...

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This hotel, located on No.24 Dongdajie, Pingliang, is near Zhangshiyan Scenic Area.
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