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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
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
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.
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
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