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  2. Shanxi Province
  3. Pingyao
  4. Day Trips

Shuanglin Temple And Wang's Compound From Pingyao

Product ID: 84369
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Marvel at over 2,000 vivid colored sculptures created during the Yuan, Ming, and Qing Dynasties in Shuanglin Temple, admire abundant artistic works at Chinese architectural museum of Wang's Compound.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Shuanglin Temple and Wang's Compound
  • Learn from a knowledgeable local tour guide
  • Take a private tour operated with just your party
Full description
Pick-up from your hotel lobby is at 9:00 by local tour guide, aboard a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle to start the highlight day trip from Pingyao.

Your first stop will be Shuanglin Temple reputed to be the ancient painted sculptures museum. Listed in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1997, Shuanglin Temple houses more than 2,000 colorful sculptures reflecting the exquisite skills of the artisans of the Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Head inside the Temple with a history of about 1,400 years, follow your guide to stroll around the large and small halls, and view the vivid and lifelike sculptures. Move on to a local restaurant to enjoy delicious lunch and have a short break.

Then drive approximately 1 hours to visit the Wang's Compound -a luxurious residence built during 1762-1811 of the Wang Family. Wang's Compound is not only an example of residential architecture, but also a museum of architectural art. Walk into the courtyard, one can see sculptures of stone, wood and brick everywhere. The architectural groups open for viewing are Gaojia Ya, Hongmen Bao, Chongning Bao, etc. The Painting and Calligraphy Hall displays hundreds of excellent works while Treasure Hall contains collections of furnishings, old coins, porcelains, rare stones and jade carvings. Afterwards, enjoy comfortable transfer back to your hotel to conclude the memorable day trip.
Includes
  • Private Tour
  • Private car/van with driver
  • Professional tour guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Chinese lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

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Product ID: 84369