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Rishengchang Former Bank

Open Now: 7:55 AM - 5:31 PM
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Dapu Village, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Reviewed May 29, 2015

It can enrich the knowledge for the commercial business, like a bank. To catch up the show on the other sight seeing location, I did not finish to look around and went out. Later I could not enter again. A friendly reminder: the visitor can...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed May 22, 2015

the old bank of the city made as a paid entrance museum, in my point of view, nothing special to talk about

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Zippi_11
Reviewed May 1, 2015

The 120 yuan ticket sold in Pingyao covers all the museums and the walls (but with only one entry to each attraction permitted); I'm not sure who would be able - or want - to see all the museums, but given Pingyao's place in the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed April 17, 2015

Very good history of how the bank employees were deployed, the status of the "upper eschelon managers, and the riches of the province until the foreigners arrived.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Joanjps
Reviewed March 19, 2015

The museum is well set up and walking through the connected courtyards you get a sense of what life in the early banks of China was like. It was interesting to see the early use of water marks for currency authentification.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Cararmme
Reviewed March 18, 2015

One of the highlights included in the 3-day pass for the old city that is required to enter most of the interesting buildings.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed December 13, 2014

This small courtyard contains some small rooms for different banks part.Interesting to visit an old bank ,here in old china,winch works for more than 100 years.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed December 13, 2014

A small but very important courtyard,contains different rooms for different parts of one of the first banks in the words,its works till 100 years.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank BijanTehran_Iran
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Maybe i'm a bit bias in this review as i'm an accountant and found it amazed that they have the same role back then :) with pretty much the same job description. This site have more information in english, and apparently, this was one of...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Martin_Martin27
Reviewed September 11, 2014

This one is an old bank and preserved showing the rooms as they once functioned. Its fairly small but well worth a visit. Curiously tourists put money in huge Vats of water, it promptly sinks. If the bankers did that it may explain why they...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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