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One Day Pingyao Private Tour of Wang’s Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple

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Overview:

Explore a masterpiece of Qing architecture plus one of China’s biggest Buddhist temples on a private 7-hour tour from Pingyao. Visit the Shuanglin Temple, famed for its multitude of painted clay statues, and explore the Wang Family Mansion, a walled maze of familial houses, pavilions, forts, and courtyards from the 16th century. A private guide, private round-trip transport, plus entrance fees and Chinese lunch included.

 

 

Route

Pingyao

Tour Code

SX1D0N-PWS-001

Meals

Not included

Attractions

Wang's Family Compound, Shuanglin Temple
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Itinerary

Day 1Pingyao

Meals: Not included
Attractions: Wang’s Family Compound, Shuanglin Temple

Shuanglin Temple

At 9:00 am, you will be greeted by your private tour guide at your hotel in Pingyao start the day. Also known as “Double Forest Temple”, Shuanglin Temple is located about a 20-minute drive from Pingyao Old Town. Shuanglin Temple was built about 1,500 years ago and renowned for its ancient locust trees, steles, frescoes, and particularly over 2,000 vivid and well preserved color-painted mud sculptures.

Wang’s Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)

Afterwards, drive about one hour to visit Wang Family Mansion. This huge magnificent courtyard complex occupies a higher ground overlooking a broad landscape. It boasts 123 courtyards and 1,118 rooms which entails all the major architectural features of north China peasant homes. It’s buildings and decorations reflect strict social hierarchy of the time, and all of the carvings and statues have lots of meanings and stories behind them. After the tour, return to your hotel in Pingyao at about 16:00pm.

 

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Meals
  • Accommodation(We could book the hotel for you depend on your budget and preference)
  • Personal consumption
  • Any services not mentioned