The Old Cheng Jia Yard Folk Custom Guesthouse

Address: No.125 North Main Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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This hotel, located on No.125 North Main Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, is near Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan), City Wall of Pingyao, Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), and Temple of the City God.
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    Day 9 - Wang Family Compound

    A travel blog entry by elsabae on Apr 05, 2015

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    ... everywhere. Every motif in every carving, wood or stone, has meaning: commemorating a past event, giving thanks or asking for future blessings.

    As you enter each courtyard there is a building ahead and one on each side. The building ahead is slightly elevated and is where the owner lived. Usually it had three rooms, stone, with vaulted ceilings. The rooms are not large. Servants and the family's children lived in the side buildings. Above the main house is a hall where ...

    Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

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    ... market gardening. Something funny about Taiyuan- Boss checked her old email account on Ihug the day before we left Datong and came across a job ad for English teaching that had been emailed to her- a job in Taiyuan! We were soon at Pingyao station and, seeing no taxi stand, hailed a cab on the street, and, after a bit of chuntering when he saw the address we loaded up( (boot open again, no room!) and drove seatbelt free for a couple of Ks to the old city wall. Now we ...


    A travel blog entry by spencerwynn on Aug 02, 2014

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    ... piece in honour of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It is a large piece, about 24" tall by 16" wide. One can look at it for an hour and still discover new detail.

    The family have been commissioned to create a huge piece for the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) conference later this year. The piece will be 24 metres in length!

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    A travel blog entry by philandley on May 15, 2012

    8 comments, 21 photos

    ... as we already have, it was like visiting Blackpool for a week having just spent a month in Disneyland. It feels like a waste of time.

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    A travel blog entry by anna_e_mateusz on Sep 27, 2011

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