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Address: Ming and Qing Dynasties Street,South Main Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Ancient streets

All the streets insides Pingyao ancient city are fascinating and worth a stroll, either during the day or at night. They are always busy, always full of people and the atmosphere... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 13, 2016
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

All the streets insides Pingyao ancient city are fascinating and worth a stroll, either during the day or at night. They are always busy, always full of people and the atmosphere is always exciting. Every shop front is a museum in itself and worth a photo stop. Strolling the streets is free, but you will need the Pingayo ancient own... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

This is the main shopping street in old city of Pingyao. Many of the stores sell similar things so browse first. Great place to take pictures too!

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2015

maybe interesting or fancy for the foreigners for the first sight, actually it's such a tourist trap. nothing really special from the stands or shops but really crowded, and don't expect to take that icon pic 'coz you could hardly squeeze onto the city tower that stands across the street.

Thank Ally1116
Tehran, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2014

These street may be the best part of the city at all.Very busy at afternoon and early night ,the best time for taking pictures.Everybody did so,thus don't worry if somebody taking your picture too. At night colorful light of buildings make the area more interesting. Every thing related to old china could be find here.Posters from Chairman Mao,Antiques,clothes,food,bars,.....

1 Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

But it's still worth going and sampling the atmosphere, but try to keep your cool with so many people and tripod wielding photographers. Interesting shops, restaurants, and small bric a brac shops selling all sorts of 'antique' items. Jam packed for most of the day on a Ching Ming weekend. Try to go off peak, though I understand that there... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

Old buildings, cobbled roads, lots of red lanterns. Picturesque, especially at dawn till 800am before all the tour groups have gotten there and the shops have opened up. After this, tons of tourists and lots of shops with different stuff to buy. Still interesting but not so picturesque or tranquil as the early morning.

Thank NZFamilyTravellers5
Durham, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2012

The South Avenu. The most popular street in the city, with quite a few restaurants, hotels and shops.

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