Yongshengyuan Inn

Address: No.1 West Guojia Alley, Pingyao, Shanxi, 031100, China | Resort
 
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Travel Blogs from Pingyao

Pingyao, China's best preserved walled city

A travel blog entry by bogtrotter on Sep 28, 2014

70 photos

... Nearly all the shops and other businesses have traditional facades and most of the larger buildings open onto a courtyard at the back. Off the main streets in the narrow alleys one can see it is very much a living city, with piles of coal in the yards outside the houses, waiting to be stored away, lots of tiny shops and businesses and (mostly) quiet little dogs of what must be a local breed, sitting and sagely watching the world go by from doorsteps or trotting ...

China - Pingyao

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 13, 2014

1 comment, 88 photos

... looked like a paradise for us, something close to an unexplored uninhabited island in Polynesia :)

Before we left our apartment we did a quick research on how to get from Beijing to Pingyao and the best way seemed to be by train. When we arrived at the Beijing West Railway Station it was obviously full of people, somehow we got used to these enormous crowds of Chinese people so we weren´t even surprised. We asked about Pingyao and one of the workers ...

Week 9

A travel blog entry by jackcondron on Oct 24, 2013

27 photos

... and where left waiting for one last piece of approval before we could move tomorrow.

Although Ellen explained that Erenhot is simple a border town and not that big it seemed like a huge metropolis to me. It had pavements, shops, KFC and supermarkets that stocked fresh fruit. It was amazing and strange that just a 5 mile border crossing could produce such a contrast.

Sunday was a lot of waiting about, Chinese bureaucracy meant we ...

One day in Pingyao-Ancient city of China

A travel blog entry by reinapaul on Aug 09, 2013

1 comment, 23 photos

... to Beijing. During our time here we walked around and took in the view (where we saw the setting up of a wedding) and during the evening we were surprised by a concert just outside the city wall. It looked like a huge production (film crew and presenters included) for a dance school. The kids were adorable and quite good dancers (who doesn't love toddler break dancing?!), we loved the free entertainment! On ...

A Happy tourist town

A travel blog entry by silencespeaker on Apr 24, 2013

... people stay or choose to move away - the guide said here it's less of a prblem than with other rural areas. There are good schools and good jobs here so young people stay.

Many old homes once belonging to silk merchants have been transformed into hotels and guest houses with beautiful hidden courtyards. we are staying tonight in one of these - Jing's residence. Beautiful and impossible to describe. We took lots ...