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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      Old Old-Style City

      A travel blog entry by turas on Oct 04, 2014

      13 photos

      ... it was in this building, in 1823, that China's first draft bank was founded, eventually expanding to become a nationwide chain. Although for the majority of our visit we could not understand what was displayed, through ignorance of both Chinese characters and the machinations of commerce, it was nonetheless a fascinating visit, inasmuch for the preserved Qing character of the house. It was also, by some distance, the most densely populated museum I ...

      September 10 - City Wall and AncIent Buildings

      A travel blog entry by davidmuir on Sep 10, 2014

      11 photos

      ... fruit and repaid the taxi fare. It seems changes had been made to our train timetable and the new arrival time hadn't been passed on. All sorted now. David later received a phone call apologising, and was informed we were being emailed the names and phone numbers of the rest of our tour guides, as well as the tour organiser's mobile, should there be any more issues. As our rooms were not going to be ready until 12 o'clock, Johanna took us out to view ...


      A travel blog entry by sammy_moore on May 18, 2014

      3 comments, 40 photos

      ... the day after next-great! As it was our only option we took them.

      A positive from today was that as it was a tourist day the city sightseeing was free, including walking along the wall, which we had snubbed the day before due to the price. We cycled to the gate and filtered through the crowds to the top. I took a short cut as I was frustrated with waiting and consequently slipped, breaking another ...

      Claustrophobia, Coal and Pingyao…

      A travel blog entry by lob123 on Dec 12, 2011

      41 photos

      ... I went for a walk down unlit streets (it was hard enough to find my way around, given that there were no street signs! Lol), using the few lights I saw as a reminder as to how I get back. The biggest hazard was the sound of horns coming from the dark road ahead, warning me that a scooter was about to pass…do scooters have lights in China? Yes, but as many scooters are electric they figure a safe way to conserve power is to not turn on the light….even on busy roads in the ...

      Cycling Around Ancient Pingyao

      A travel blog entry by hev23 on Jun 01, 2011

      28 photos

      We escaped the hustle and bustle of Beijing feeling pretty tired and weary and jumped on the sleeper train to Pingyao. Quite a nice train journey, although compared to the Hong Kong->Beijing train, our 'hard sleeper' beds were rock solid and had zero-privacy. Anyway, in the morning we were relieved to see cheeky little Pingyao station hove into view. We quickly alighted and made it through the delightful old back-streets to ...