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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    Travel Blogs from Pingyao

    Really tiring day in Pingyao

    A travel blog entry by starlagurl on May 23, 2015

    41 photos

    ... up again. I didn't care to look at any more historical homes or gaze at any more ancient peaked roofs. I rambled around till I found a sign that beckoned me down a suspicious alley, because that's how I roll.

    I walked inside and said BIN GUAN, paid whatever they wanted (it was $20) and slept on my Qing style rammed earth bed, like a princess. When I woke up I tried to ask for advice on how to get to some out of town places next weekend. After about a HALF HOUR ...

    Day 9 - Wang Family Compound

    A travel blog entry by elsabae on Apr 05, 2015

    11 photos

    ... were worshipped. Above the side buildings were the embroidery halls. When the daughters were 13 they moved up and stayed there until they were married. Marriagable age was 15. Outside corridors from the main courtyard lead to a kitchen courtyard, a school courtyard and who knows what else - it was a maze and very confusing! Now multiply that by 231!

    The Wang's were politically astute and gathered wealth and power through many generations. The WFC as seen today was ...


    A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime on Sep 27, 2014

    1 comment, 52 photos

    ... is looking at crowds of Chinese tourists, and they come in their legions. This place is wildly popular with the Chinese and the infrastructure is here to support their needs, i.e. trinket shops with plastic swords and street food vendors galore selling such delicacies as mounds of internal organs and carts full of ham chunks ready for man-handling by choosy customers. It is not all gruesome, but if the thought of street food scares you, there are plenty ...

    Clear Cooks the Bulls Penis

    A travel blog entry by herriejeroenski on Aug 02, 2012

    8 comments, 35 photos

    ... water. Head to toe the turtle just fitted inside. If he kept pushing against the wall with one of his legs, he could rotate in the pot. Maybe that’s why his owner decided that the turtle had to walk
    freely through the wagon so now and than, to prevent him from becoming too dizzy..
    On arrival in Pingyao in the morning, we had to shake hands with everybody who remained on the train and we waved goodbye from the platform.

    If we can compare Pingyao with ...

    Saying Cheese in Chinese

    A travel blog entry by mikeandsheila on Sep 23, 2011

    1 comment, 67 photos

    ... this city's UNESCO World Heritage status. The streets within the walls are long and straight and layed out in a grid. There is no automobile traffic to speak off within the wall, but there are of course the inevitable scooters, bicycles and rickshaws. This week the city is hosting an International Photography festival so the place is packed with visitors, both professional photographers and keen amatuers from all over the world, though mostly from China.

    After breakfast we ...