Pingyao Tours & Travel

Pingyao is an outstanding example of city for Chinese Han nationality during the period from Ming to Qing Dynasty (1368-1911). This ancient town has a history of more than 2,700 years, and owns more than 300 historical relics. Come to Pingyao, back through Ming & Qing Dynasty in this best preserved ancient county in China!

Experience Pingyao Ancient Town, you may believe you back to the ancient times going through the Old City Wall. Walk along Ming-Qing Sreet, stores standing in classical style; it was once the most prosperous business city in China. Rishengchang, the ancestor of all Chinese Banks, was here; it was originally called "Piao Hao". Yamen(County Government office) and Temple of City God are also the unique scene in the town. Folk life is worthy to explore as well. You can learn Chinese family culture and architectural features from visiting Wang Family Compound or Qiao Family Compound…>> Read more about Pingyao history, facts, getting around, etc.


Book a China tour with Pingyao now! Easy Tour China innovates and creates uniquely delightful experiences for you with all the highlights of Pingyao. Rural local life, interesting legends of ancient large family, etc. will enrich your trip.

Suggested Private Pingyao Tour Packages

Our tailor-made tours of Pingyao will allow you have a true sense of classic ancient China. Exquisite Chinese architectural, the story of folk large family and historical temples, Pingyao will be the favorite for photography and history lovers.


  • 2 Days
    Pingyao Highlight Tour

    Pingyao offers tourists a rare opportunity into a real old-time world. Wander about the ancient Ming-Qing Street, and make an e...

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  • 3 Days
    Pingyao Discovery Tour

    In this 3-day Pingyao tour, you'll explore  a real old China city in action. Pingyao, with 4,000 Ming - and Qing-dyna...

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  • 3 Days
    Pingyao Weekend Getaway

    Pingyao is a lovely small ancient town in Shanxi Province. This  3-day weekend tour package to Pingyao is an ideal choice ...

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Recommended China Tour Packages including Pingyao

Pingyao is in the north of China, between Beijing and Xian. To experience a train tour or history tour, vary your Pingyao trip with other cities like Beijing, Xian, Datong, Luoyang, Shanghai, etc. seeing the history of different areas in China.


Top Experiences & Attractions in Pingyao

  • First established in the reign of King Xuan (827 - 782 B.C.) of the Western Zhou Dynasty, Pingyao has a history of more than 2700 years. It is a typical town of North China at coun...
  • Rishengchang Exchange Shop (Piaohao) was established in 1823 of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), it is the first private financial organization of China majoring in deposit schemes, loans...
  • The Qiao Family Courtyard is another masterpiece of traditional civil architecture in North China. It lies at Qiaojiapu Village, 54 km south of Taiyuan. It was the residential hous...
  • Situated at Jingsheng Town of Lingshi County, some 150 kilometers (93.2 miles) south of Taiyuan (35 km to Pingyao), Wang Family Compound is a masterpiece of Oriental domestic archi...
  • These shops in the Ming-Qing Street were all built with bricks and stones completely in the style of Ming and Qing architecture. Nowadays, many shops have been rebuilt as museums o...
  • County Government office, also named Yamen in Chinese, is an ideal place for a culture discovery to check out what an ancient Chinese local government looks like. Located in the ce...

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