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Chinese New Year celebration livens up Pingyao

Updated: 2018-02-09

Pingyao Chinese New Year, an annual cultural event in celebration of Spring Festival highlighting traditions and creativity, opened at Yingxunmen Square in Pingyao county on Feb 8.

Pingyao introduces its largest ever ecotourism project

Updated: 2016-10-20

The largest ecotourism project in Pingyao, an ecotourism and culture industrial park is under construction at local Tianlu Lake.

Ancient financial center of the Middle Kingdom: Pingyao

Updated: 2016-07-13

The center of Pingyao is one of the greatest historic sites of China. Declared in 1997 a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, Pingyao gives us insight into the ancient prosperous merchant pioneers, the ones that established the first banks in China during Ming and Qing dynasties (14th-20th centuries).

On a green carpet through time

Updated: 2016-07-13

A visit to Shanxi province takes you back through Chinese dynasties, and you will lap up the exquisite scenery along the way.

Foreign guests explore heartland of China

Updated: 2016-07-13

When Aidana Mukhametgaliyeva saw a notice in China Daily offering writers and photographers the chance to visit Shanxi province, she had no hesitation in applying to go.

Shanxi: Land of ancient splendor

Updated: 2016-07-08

Let's set ourselves in Shanxi Province in the northern part of the country and go through some of the wondrous sightseeing spots this province has to offer. We'll also look at the influences in this charming land and the people who offer a lifetime of memories.

Shanxi opens its doors on history

Updated: 2016-07-08

I like doors. Old doors generally and wooden doors specifically. They have a texture and solidity modern doors of often plastic and glass don't have. Doors speak to me of opportunity and intrigue me in imagining what lies behind them.

Shanxi harmony taste

Updated: 2016-07-06

For many foreigners residing in China, a question arises constantly: what are the timeless sources of inspiration and guidance of China? Behind this question looms a second one, how this country works?

Pingyao county

Updated: 2016-05-12

Pingyao county is well known as a cultural county boasting more than 300 historical sites.

Have a trip in Shanxi province during May Day holiday

Updated: 2016-04-29

North China's Shanxi province boasts so many natural, cultural, and historic tourist spots that you can have a visit during the coming May Day holiday.

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Dining

Pingyao Wantuo

Wantuo, a type of noodle from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is one of Pingyao's local snacks with a long history.

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