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City Wall of Pingyao

Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100, China
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“south gate” (15 reviews)
“nice walk” (8 reviews)
“entire length” (3 reviews)
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Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100, China
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"south gate"
in 15 reviews
"nice walk"
in 8 reviews
"entire length"
in 3 reviews
"walked down"
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"great perspective"
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"closed off"
in 2 reviews
"old town"
in 8 reviews
"day pass"
in 3 reviews
"ticket office"
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"tourist ticket"
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"next morning"
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"jing's residence"
in 2 reviews
"ancient china"
in 3 reviews
"confucius temple"
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"wall"
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"city"
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"6km"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Louise E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 7 January 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 28 December 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 15 December 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 11 December 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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Reviewed 11 November 2017

The Chinese guides be throughout the city with microphones explaining to their groups, to a very high volume, they bother much to the rest of the visitors without respecting the other tourists and same fellow. Through the South Tower will reach one of the entrances...More

Thank ref99fer
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

The city wall is intact around this bustling city. It is accessible and good and easy to walk around. There are lots of signs telling you about the wall, gates etc so you can learn as much as you wish. It is a different way...More

Thank David A
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a nice walk if you have the time. I just went up and down the wall. You have a nice view of the roofs of the houses around. Nice escape from the tourist horde if you need it.

Thank AndrewYew
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Though the view from the walls might be quite nice, specially if the weather is good, there is one bad thing about the walls: you can only climb up on 2 points, though you can exit on several. This means that you have to go...More

Thank Ana L
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