All Inclusive Pingyao Private Tour to Qiao Family Compound and Shuanglin Temple

8 hr

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Ancient City of Pingyao, In Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

Your tour guide will pick you up in your hotels lobby, then heading directly to Shuanglin Temple.

Stop At: Shuanglin Temple, Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100 China

Upon arrival, spend time to explore the UNESCO site of Shuanglin Temple.

Shuanglin Temple is reputed to be the 'ancient painted sculptures museum'. It...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Ancient City of Pingyao, In Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

Your tour guide will pick you up in your hotels lobby, then heading directly to Shuanglin Temple.

Stop At: Shuanglin Temple, Qiaotou Village, Zhongdu Country, Pingyao County 031100 China

Upon arrival, spend time to explore the UNESCO site of Shuanglin Temple.

Shuanglin Temple is reputed to be the 'ancient painted sculptures museum'. It houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties.

Stroll around the halls and courtyards with your tour guide, admire the 1,400 years paintings and sculptures. Get to know the history, stories behind and learn the history about the Buddhism in China. Feel free to ask your tour guide if you have any questions.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan), Qiaojiabao Village, Dongguan Town, Pingyao County 030901 China

Enjoy lunch in the local restaurant, then heading to Qiao Family Compound.

The Qiao Family Compound is the former residence of Qiao Zhiyong, the third-generation commercial tycoon of the Qiao family in Shanxi Province. He attained his fortune by running banks, pawnshops and teahouses.

The entire courtyard consists 6 main courtyards and 20 smaller ones, with 313 rooms altogether. Follow your tour guide to go up to the pavilion where you can enjoy a bird's-eye view of the entire complex.

Then, stroll around the halls and courtyards with your tour guide to enjoy fine Qing Dynasty style architecture and amazing brick carvings. The carvings were based on figures, allusions, flowers and plants, birds, beast, chess, and painting and calligraphy.

After your tour finished you will be transferred to your hotel in Pingyao.

Duration: 2 hours

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Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Shuanglin Temple
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Qiao's Family Compound (Qiao Jia Dayuan)
  • Entrance Fee
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Travel by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Accommodation
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your hotel in Pingyao, provide your hotel details when make booking.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.