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City Wall of Pingyao

Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100, China
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  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
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“nice walk” (9 reviews)
“south gate” (15 reviews)
“entire length” (3 reviews)
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Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100, China
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"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"south gate"
in 15 reviews
"entire length"
in 3 reviews
"walked down"
in 2 reviews
"great perspective"
in 2 reviews
"closed off"
in 2 reviews
"be aware"
in 6 reviews
"old town"
in 8 reviews
"buy a ticket"
in 3 reviews
"ticket office"
in 3 reviews
"tourist ticket"
in 2 reviews
"next morning"
in 2 reviews
"jing's residence"
in 2 reviews
"day ticket"
in 2 reviews
"confucius temple"
in 2 reviews
"ancient china"
in 3 reviews
"wall"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To go for a walk on the city wall will cost you 130 Yuan (about usd20). Overpriced for this alone, but reasonable value if combined with free visits to museums within the walls. BUT ALMOST WORTHLESS AS ALL THE MUSEUM MATERIAL IS IN CHINESE OR...More

Thank Kevin P
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

we had a walk on the city wall, nice experience, interesting to see the town from above. all sights (also the city wall) were free of charge the day we were in Pingyao.

Thank b b
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

This wall is 600 years old but goes back 2800 years . Surrounds the all city from all sides . Had a moat full of water and a double gate with iron gates . Walking on the walls possible .

Thank Gidons51
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The wall is worth walking a little way around but inside is a little bit of old China, the birth place of Chinese banking and with lots of history. To get the most from it, you really need a knowledgable guide or do some serious...More

Thank AvidDiner473
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Entered the south gate at 17:20 with the town ticket (130¥) (collected at a ticket office on on the north street and East Street intersection earlier at 14:00) and exited the north gate at 18:30. A man was waiting to let people out, and unlocked...More

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

This wall is just amazing, standing on top of it I cant help but imagining hundreds of siege machines, cannons , arrows , thousands of infrantry trying to take the city , such a majestic piece of art

Thank omasbos56
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

The Pingyao Ancient City Wall goes around the entire city -- and is in excellent condition. I recommend a stroll at sunset. The light falling over the rooftops is beautiful.

Thank Jim G
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

Being a fan of Chinese history, it is a joy to walk the city wall of pingyao. Restored during the Ming period, it is well preserved. You also get to see Pingyao Old Town from the top. I personally think that the best views are...More

Thank Jwpgoh
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Reviewed December 14, 2017

This is smaller than Xian City Wall but more original. Xian's wall was renovated, wider, and larger. Where Pingyao Wall is more petite and cozy. No need to walk around it once, take a small stroll on a subset of the wall should be sufficient.

Thank Geminican
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

The old city wall is completely restored and you can walk or run (as I did) the 6 km on top of the wall. There are nice views on the old city.

Thank Haelen
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