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Address: West Main Street, Pingyao County 031199, China
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Pingyao Old City One-Day Tour

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1st Bank in China

Amazing countyard, like a wealthy family. You could learn a lot about Chinese banking system from it and very impressive for its successful story back to 200 years ago. Piaohao is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing countyard, like a wealthy family. You could learn a lot about Chinese banking system from it and very impressive for its successful story back to 200 years ago. Piaohao is another name in China ancent history for the bank.

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Tehran, Iran
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

It was very interesting to learn about the start of the Chinese banking system. This was the first bank in China. The layout is the typical courtyard house, but there are also manikins portraying the bankers and furniture from the period. It is fairly tight quarters inside; you don't want to be there when a large tourist group is inside,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Lots of groups and foreigners come to this museum only, so it's quite crowded in rush hours. It worthes visiting. Better than other Exchange Shop, such as Weitaihou, Weifenghou etc.

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