• Tour code: 6139P159
  • Location: Taiyuan, China
  • Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
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Reap the benefits of a private tour and receive personalized attention from your guide on a 7-hour walking tour of Pingyao Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site considered the best-preserved walled city in China. Tick off highlights such as the Rishengchang Exchange, enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch, and learn the art of paper cutting during a class.  


  • Private 7-hour walking tour of UNESCO-listed Pingyao OId Town
  • A comprehensive introduction ideal for first-time visitors
  • Visit the Rishengchang Exchange and structures from the Qing and Ming dynasties
  • Experience the ancient art of Chinese paper cutting during a class
  • Chinese lunch is included

What You Can Expect

Private Day Tour: Pingyao Ancient City and Traditional Art of Paper Cutting Class

Paper Cutting

Your private tour begins at 9am outside of the North Gate of Pingyao Ancient City Wall. Considered one of the best-preserved walled cities in China, the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pingyao offers a wealth of historical wonders.

Learn about the reign of the Ming and Qing dynasties during the 14th and 17th centuries, stroll along the commercial Ming-Qing Street, and visit the ancient Rishengchang Exchange, widely considered to be the first bank in China.

Following a Chinese lunch, you’ll participate in a paper cutting class under the guidance of a professional handicraftsman. Cut patterns on paper using scissors and create picturesque souvenirs to take away with you.

At around 4pm, bid your guide farewell at a place of your choosing.  

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