Updated Pingyao Maps, Pingyao Ancient City Maps 2021/2022
Pingyao is located in the central Shanxi Province, noted for its well-preserved ancient city and splendid Chinese traditions, and it is easily reachable by high-speed train from Beijing, Xian, Taiyuan and many other cities in China.
To help you have a better understanding of Pingyao and Pingyao Ancient City, we have collected some useful Pingyao City maps. You may read these Pingyao Maps below like Pingyao Location Map, Pingyao Tourist Map, Pingyao Transportation Map, etc all of which are downloadable and printable.
Pingyao Location Maps - Where Is Pingyao
Pingyao (112° 12'- 112° 31′E, 37° 12' - 37° 21′N), subordinate to Jinzhong City of Shanxi Province, is located in the central part of Shanxi Province, with a total area of 1260 square kilometers. It is surrounded by Jiexiu, Qixian, Wenshui, Fenyang, Qinyuan, and other counties and cities. It's about 600km to Beijing and 500km to Xian, 100km to Shanxi's capital city, Taiyuan.
Pingyao Tourist Maps
Known for the enduring Pingyao ancient city, Pingyao attracts lots of tourists to visit the Ancient City Wall, Rishengchang Former Bank, Ming and Qing Dynasties Street, Pingyao Ancient Government Office, etc. The maps of its major attractions are offered for your adventure in Pingyao!
Pingyao Transportation Maps
With two train stations, Pingyao is easily accessible by train. Pingyao Railway Station is right next to the ancient city wall, while Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station (Pingyao Ancient City Railway Station) is a high-speed train station, serving trains from Beijing, Xian, Taiyuan, etc. The nearest airport is about 100km away from Pingyao, namely Taiyuan Airport. On your way to Pingyao from Taiyuan, you can also visit the famous Qiao's family compound or head to Wang's family compound after your Pingyao trip. Besides traveling Pingyao alone, you are recommended to visit other places in Shanxi, such as Datong, Mt Wutai, Hukou Waterfall, etc.
How to Plan Your Pingyao Tour
Best time to visit Pingyao: March to mid-June, mid-September to November, and Chinese Spring Festival Time (Jan or Feb)
How to get to Pingyao: High-speed bullet trains to Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station; normal trains to Pingyao Railway Station; Long-distance Bus to Pingyao Bus Station; Flights to Taiyuan Airport and transfer from Taiyuan to Pingyao by private car/bus/train.
Pingyao is noted for the World Heritage Site - Pingyao Ancient City. It is well-preserved, keeping the architecture style of the Ming and Qing Dynasty (14th-20th centuries). Here, you can leisurely stroll and get to learn about the traditions of the northern Chinese, especially during the Chinese Spring Festival. Usually, 2 to 3 days are enough for you to explore the attractions in Pingyao, including scenic sites and ancient streets of Pingyao Ancient City, Qiao’s Family Compound, Shuanglin Temple, etc.
Also, Pingyao is well connected with many other cities in Shanxi province. You can spend more days having a Shanxi discovery tour: witnessing the stunning Yungang Grottoes and Hanging Temple in Datong, hiking on and the famous Buddhism mountain, Wutaishan, visiting the magnificent Hukou Waterfall, and getting to Jinsi Temple and Shanxi Museum in the capital of Shanxi province, Taiyuan.
If you would like to travel outside Shanxi, you can take a flight from Taiyuan to many other cites of China. It is also very convenient to take a high-speed train from Pingyao/Taiyuan to Xian and Luoyang with no more than 4 hours or head to Beijing by high-speed train.
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Recommended Pingyao Tours
Top 3 Pingyao tours chosen by most customers to explore Pingyao in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.
- 6 Day Datong Pingyao Tour Plus Wutaishan Visit
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- 3 Days Taiyuan Pingyao Brief Tour
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- 4 Days Essence of Datong & Pingyao Tour
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