Pingyao was called Ancient Tao before the dynasties of Qin (221-206BC) and Han (206BC – 220AD). According to the records of Pingyao County, it had been the manor of Yao, who was the king of a union tribe in ancient China. The city is famed for its economic history, its religious centres, and its well-preserved Ming and Qing urban planning and architecture. Some famous landmarks in Pingyao include; Shuangin Temple, Zhenguo Temple, Pingyao Confucian Temple, Pingyao Ancient City Wall, City God Temple of Pingyao, Xietongqing, Wang Family Courtyard, and several others.
Tourists would enjoy exploring the city's fine art and snug museums on sightseeing tours and can visit and explore ancient landmarks, temples, and cultural centres on cultural and historical tours that allow visitors to learn of the city's history and discover hidden gems. Visitors can also take a brief tour of the city on walking and biking tours through the city's most beautiful pathways and enjoy exciting moments partaking in several exciting outdoor activities in Pingyao. On private custom tours in the city, visitors will enjoy a personalised experience of the festive atmosphere and can go on luxury special occasions that expose them to the best experiences in the city. Food and wine tasting tours are also available to visitors, providing them with an insight into the city's culinary lifestyle.
With convenient airport transfers in Pingyao, tourists can move through the nooks and crannies of the city easily and comfortably and can also explore the outsides of the city on day trips and excursions from the city to neighbouring cities and towns as well as multi-day tours from the city. These tour activities are available on Tripindicator, a tour agency committed to providing visitors with the best tour activities based on customer ratings and feedbacks at very affordable prices compared to other tour teams.