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Shanxi province is situated in the northern part of China. It borders Hebei province to the east, Henan to the south, Shaanxi to the west and Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region to the north.
To make it easier to transfer among cities of Shanxi or other nearby cities, to help you discover the highlights of Shanxi better, you could have a look at our Shanxi Maps like Shanxi China Map, Shanxi Attraction Map etc. All of the maps are detailed, downloadable and printable!
Shanxi Location Map - Where Is Shanxi?
Shanxi, is located between 34° 34′N - 40° 44′N and 110° 14′ - 114° 33′E, with a total area of 156700 square kilometers. It is a landlocked province in North China, meaning "West of the Mountains", a reference to the province's location west of the Taihang Mountains. The capital city, Taiyuan is only about 500km to Beijing, 600km to Xi'an. Totally, Shanxi has 11 prefecture-level cities, 26 municipal districts, 11 county-level cities and 80 counties. Taiyuan is the capital city, while Datong, Pingyao, Wutaishan (Mount Wutai) are best-known tourist sites in Shanxi.
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Known for the great historical relics, profound Buddhism culture, residential courtyards and stunning mountains and waterfalls, Shanxi attract numerous visitors, and Pingyao (Pingyao Ancient City) and Datong (Yungang Grottoes & Hanging Temple), and Wutaishan (Mount Wutai) are three of the most popular destinations in Shanxi. Capital city - Taiyuan is often used as a transportaion hub to Beijing, Xian, Lanzhou, and many other cities in China.
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How to Plan a Shanxi Tour
Top Places to Visit in Shanxi: Datong Yungang Grottoes, Pingyao Ancient City, Mount Wutai, Wang’s Family Compound, Hukou Waterfall, etc.
Best Time to Visit Shanxi: April ~ May & September ~November for most places; June ~ August for Mount Wutai.
How to Get to Shanxi: Take flight to Taiyuan Airport, Wutaishan Airport, or take high speed trains to Datong, Pingyao, Taiyuan, Linfen…
Shanxi is an excellent region to explore different treasures of ancient China. Depending on your itinerary, you can either spend 2 days visiting one destination only or take more time, maybe 1 week to cover major highlights in Shanxi, touring Datong, Pingyao, Mount Wutai and Hukou Waterfall in one single trip.
Most tourists tend to spend 4 days touring two top destinations of Shanxi, such as Datong and Pingyao, Datong and Mount Wutai. If you want to take an in-depth Shanxi tour with more attractions and experience some interesting local activities, 6 days is enough for a combined trip to Datong, Mount Wutai, Pingyao and Taiyuan while 7 days is suitable with extra trip to Hukou Waterfall.
Want to extend trip longer with other parts of China? Then, Beijing and Xian are the two most recommended places to travel with Shanxi. Also, you can explore famous destinations in neighboring provinces, like Luoyang, Zhengzhou, or get to Shanghai and other Chinese cities. If you plan to have a short side trip to Shanxi from Beijing, or Xian, you can spare 2 days to visit one destination as well. China Discovery is always prepared to offer you the best Shanxi tours and customized service for a satisfied itinerary based on your requirement.
Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Temple, Pingyao and Mount Wutai in Shanxi
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Recommended Shanxi Tours
Top 3 Shanxi tours chosen by most customers to explore Shanxi in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.
- 6 Day Datong Pingyao Tour Plus Wutaishan Visit
Datong / Wutaishan / Taiyuan / Pingyao
- 4 Days Essence of Datong & Pingyao Tour
Datong / Pingyao
- 7 Days Shanxi Diversity Tour including Hukou Waterfall
Datong / Wutaishan / Pingyiao / Hukou Waterfall