Pingyao Ancient City

Pingyao Ancient City

The Pingyao Ancient City is an ancient culture city having more than 2700 years of history, with city perimeter of 6162.68 m, a total area of 2.25 km2, it is the prototype of China's ancient county in the Ming and Qing Dynasties of the most complete preservation within the border of China, it is a large ancient architectural complex which consists of complete city walls, streets, stores, temples and dwellings, and a typical representative of the building system of counties in the Central China of Chinese Han Nationality. The Pingyao Ancient City has been a commercial port town of strategic importance in Northern China since the 16th century, reached its huge prosperity in the middle of the 19th century, and had become a control center of modern Chinese financial industry. The Pingyao Ancient City is of important historical value, artistic value and scientific value for the researches on the transition of China's ancient cities, and the development of urban architecture, human living forms and traditional culture.



Pingyao County, Shanxi Province.

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Block performances: Royal Progress of County Master, Fetching the Bride and Marrying the Daughter, Parade Number One Scholar through the Streets to Boast Officer, God of Wealth Blessing

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