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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
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
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
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
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.
I am not sure about directions. When you walk through the main road and market of the town , walk under the big Gushi tower , then after 10 minutes you reach the city wall . You can enter it , climb up , and see the view... More
I am not sure about directions. When you walk through the main road and market of the town , walk under the big Gushi tower , then after 10 minutes you reach the city wall . You can enter it , climb up , and see the view as well as walk on the wall , some old canons, etc . It closes quite early afternoon , check for closing times .