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Ancient City of Pingyao
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Reviewed June 10, 2013

I would recommend stopping by in Pingyao for a night via other destinations as it really is a lovely place to walk around and relax away from the hustle and bustle of usual Chinese cities. We spent 2 nights here which was a little bit too much as we didn't go on any of the outside tours but 1 night would definitely be enough. The city seems to come alive a little more in the evening aswell as the towers are all lit up and there are all the Chinese lanterns outside all the shops!

Thank Georgina C
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Reviewed June 4, 2013

I loved Pingyao. The atmosphere is amazing and the houses are genuinely old. It is a chance to see China as it must have been in days gone by.

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Reviewed May 30, 2013

An ancient walled city, no buses allowed, you have to ride an electric cart in and out ( which can be hair-raising!) Beautiful old buildings and some very good shopping. Nice to relax without dodging traffic.

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Reviewed May 10, 2013

Pingyao has a wonderful sense of history. It is slower paced than the main attactions and cities and that's its charm. As others have said it is a very good example of china as we westerners imagine it to be. Narrow lanes, old houses, temples and a city wall. Thank fully they are preserving the streets and style. Not so thankfully the coal smog was everywhere when we were there (winter).

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very charming....easily walkable.....friendly...... a little something for everyone. Take your time and ramble. However all the restaurants look like they printed their menus off the same photos. After getting served some really overpriced and boring noodles, we ended up eating all our meals in our hotel. I've never done this before because I like taking a chance and finding someplace new. However, the hotel was about as charming as you could get, predictable quality and price and untopable.

Thank Bill L
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