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 8 - Pingyao

    A travel blog entry by elsabae on Apr 04, 2015

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    ... Pingyao.

    Tomorrow is one of the most important holidays of the year - tomb sweeping day, when people return home to honor their ancestors. When someone dies wads of monopoly money, called grave money, is burned so they can pay their way into heaven and bribe the gods to bring prosperity to the family members still extant. On tomb sweeping day people tidy the graves, remounding the dirt over it, and burn more grave money to replenish the ...

    Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

    A travel blog entry by bogtrotter on Sep 28, 2014

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    ... unmanageable, and we always make sure we have water so we had a survival lunch of potato crisps, apples and some flat breads filled with red bean paste, bought on the street. We also bought the local speciality juice - sea Buckthorn juice, which is delicious. It was a bit of mystery all this sea Buckthorn hundreds of miles from the sea, however it turns out it grows very well all over semi-arid China and Mongolia and is a very interesting fruit. EG - contains 15 more ...

    Temple Heaven

    A travel blog entry by huishyjnr28 on Aug 09, 2012

    The part of Pinyao that we stayed in was within the ancient walls in the middle of the city. Within the walls reminded me a bit of the forbidden city in Beijing with similar architecture and is also a similar size. The majority of the buildings within the walls are gift shops, bar/restaurants and hostels so had a very touristy feel but also quite relaxed. On our first day we wandered round all the gift shops ...


    A travel blog entry by dion.maas on Oct 20, 2011

    82 photos

    ... not been completely renovated yet to resemble Disneyland. Even though many of the houses were turned into restaurants, hotels and shops catering to tourists (westerners as well as millions of Chinese) the place had a real authentic feel to it. Of especial interest were the many old houses surrounding beautiful courtyards, many of which were turned into hotels and museums. We spent an enjoyable weekend in Pingyao, which was luckily pretty much devoid ...

    Saying Cheese in Chinese

    A travel blog entry by mikeandsheila on Sep 23, 2011

    1 comment, 67 photos

    ... space in a way that westerners just don't understand. There are a friendly couple of ladies in the bunks above us and two young men we never see in the top ones. Also, there are three surly looking men in the corridor outside, one of which sits on the end of my bed for hours, without asking and without even acknowledging my presence. I just have to ignore him and eventually we fall asleep, only to be awakened by the attendant at 05:30, half an hour before we arrive at Ping Yao.