Pingyao Private Tour: Shuanglin Temple And Wang's Compound

Private & Custom Tours in Pingyao

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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, have delicious Chinese lunch in local restaurant, and enjoy private travel service provided by professional local tour guide with live commentary.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Shuanglin Temple, Pingyao County, ShanxiPick up from your hotel lobby at 9:00 am by local tour guide, aboard 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. Duration: 4 hoursStop At: Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan), Lingshi County, ShanxiThen drive approx. 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.Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Private car/van with driver
  • Professional tour guide
  • Chinese lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Fuel surcharge and tax
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance ticket fees
  • Entry/Admission - Shuanglin Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Wang's Family Compound (Wang Jia Dayuan)

What’s not included

  • Gratuities