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Chenghuang Temple Street, Pingyao County 031100, China
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Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Since come to Pinyao to visit, we spent sometime to visit this temple that claimed to be a Taoist temple built hundred years ago. Lots of prayer to come here to pray for wealth and the architecture is beautiful and really a heritage gem.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agoh69
Reviewed November 25, 2018

This is one of a number of old buildings you can see (for a fee - free for seniors with their passport). It is an interesting temple which is still in use today.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

The temple where people will come to pray and seek peace. A big place and consider a very important part in the peoples life at that time. Good to visit and understand.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

This is a must see in Pingyao, it gives you a good idea of what a City Temple looks like. Just like every village/town has a church in western world, every town/village in China has a city temple. It shows you all necessary elements that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Devoted to the city god. Various Taoist temples, ancient trees. Not exceptional but certainly worth visiting as one of the 6 attractions on your tourist ticket.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Daoist temples are my favorite style temples in China. I think it is because of their often misunderstood gods they have protecting the place. I often feel like the statues could come to life. If possible, have a guide tell you about the temple or...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

I remember this as being the temple of a rather scarey god who kept everyone in the city in order. In this sense it was memorable from the numerous temples you visit while touring China. Need about 45mins to 1 hour, no more & combine...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Ann M
Reviewed May 19, 2017

This is an absolutely wonderful site to visit in Pingyao - loads of interesting things to see in a variety of rooms.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed April 16, 2017

If you are even remotely interested in historic temples, do not skip this one. It was the most beautiful and interesting temple we visited in Pingyao.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Erik69
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Maybe the most beautiful place I've seen in China. Plenty of different rooms and spaces full of color and interesting explanations that let you understand a little bit about the configuration of the temple.

Date of experience: September 2016
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