Tong Tai Mao Folk Hotel

No.63 Mingqing Street, Gutao Town, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

Ribena berry does not strike again ;-(

A travel blog entry by lilynomad


... but it is always worth it to be able to compare real life with the areas of the ancient city that is more tourist focused. I am always so humbled to witness first hand how people live so simply, and very much akin to those people i saw living in the slums of Nairobi, so very happy in their existence.
When we finally after much meandering (not lost al all!!) we finally stopped for lunch, the most delicious homemade pizza. Once again i managed to be burnt by ...

Shanxi: Part Two

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny


Day Three (October 29th) (Tuesday)

First thing after breakfast we did was packed our luggage on the bus. We drove to the Chang Family's Mansion, which the movie we watched last night was based on. The Mansion today is one fourth of its former size, but it is still huge.

I checked the place out with Beatrice and Mariam. It was stunning, but I would find it to be depressing to live in back then because it was secluded from society. Later, we ran into the ...

Ass means donkey

A travel blog entry by marrre


Once one of the biggest town in China, Pingyao is now a small, but vibrant town with cosy narrow stone-paved alleyways within its Han dynasty walls. The architecture within gives a distinct Tintin feel, especially Blue Lotus. Participating in the traditional Chinese custom of getting their morning workout in the park, a few of us went up at six in the morning and kicked some local **** in badminton. Others gave the choreographed dancing a go, and as per tradition, or old charter, or ...

Banks, chicken heads and the escort service

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker

... and into Russian and India. We learned at the first bank museum that managers were trusted to run the everyday affairs, not the owner. Once a year all branch managers would gather together in Pingyao to report on their branches. They would sit for dinner in order from most profitable branch. If a plate of food was set before you with a chicken head facing you that meant you had been fired and should not return the next year. I joked that my father should ...

Stop 3

A travel blog entry by craig_hutch

... Inner cIty of PIngyao. It was clean compaIred to everywhere else we have been In chIna so far and allot more welcomIng for tourIsts. We hIred a bIke for the day costIng 10yuan(1 pound) and covered some of the cIty and outer cIty walls. For the rest of the day we pretty much chIlled out.

Day 2 we went to MIan Shan whIch for me was the best thIng by far for vIsItIng. We got a ...


This hotel, located on No.63 Mingqing 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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