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China - Shanxi (Chapter)
This is the Shanxi chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.
Waist-deep in handsome history, Shanxi is home to an impressive roll-call of must-see, ancient sights: time-worn temples, traditional Qing dynasty courtyard architecture and day trips to the mountain cliffs and gorges of Mian Shan.
- wander the cobblestone ancient streets of the time-warped, walled town of Pingyao
- discover the grandeur of the magnificent Buddhist statues of the Yungang Caves
- check out the lavish restoration of the city wall and the old town of Datong
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Datong, Yungang Caves, Wutai Shan, Taiyuan & Around, Pingyao & Around, Qikou, Jincheng & Around.
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