Private Day Tour to Hengshan Hanging Temple from Pingyao

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Discover the UNESCO-listed Hengshan Hanging Temple on this private day tour from Pingyao. Follow your guide to admire the 1400 years old temple; be amazed by its elaborate design and unique architecture, as well as integrating Buddhism, Daoism and Confucianism. Tour including English speaking tour guide, entrance fee, lunch, you will travel by private vehicle. You can choose to end your tour in Datong or return Pingyao.
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Itinerary Details

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Pass By: City Wall of Pingyao, Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in Pingyao, then heading directly to Hengshan Hanging Temple which takes about 4 hours, enjoy the sceneries along the way, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories, feel free to ask questions if you have.

Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China

Upon arrival, enjoy lunch in the local restaurant ,then explore the Hanging Temple.

The hanging temple is the only existed temple hosting worship for the Taoists, Confucians and Buddhists. Built in 491 A.D, Hanging Temple is an architectural wonder because it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 meters above the ground. An unique mechanical theory was applied to building the framework. Crossbeams...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: City Wall of Pingyao, Within Pingyao County, Pingyao County 031100 China

Your tour guide will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel in Pingyao, then heading directly to Hengshan Hanging Temple which takes about 4 hours, enjoy the sceneries along the way, your tour guide will explain the related histories and stories, feel free to ask questions if you have.

Stop At: Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si), Hengshan, Datong China

Upon arrival, enjoy lunch in the local restaurant ,then explore the Hanging Temple.

The hanging temple is the only existed temple hosting worship for the Taoists, Confucians and Buddhists. Built in 491 A.D, Hanging Temple is an architectural wonder because it hangs on the west cliff of Jinxia Gorge more than 50 meters above the ground. An unique mechanical theory was applied to building the framework. Crossbeams were half-inserted into the rock as the foundation, while the rock in back became its support. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air. Inside, it provides the same scene as other temples. Hanging Monastery is an architectural wonder. A unique mechanical theory was applied to building the framework. Crossbeams were half-inserted into the rock as the foundation, while the rock in back became its support. Seen from below, it appears to be a tumble-down castle in the air. Inside, it provides the same scene as other temples. The architecture embodies a great cultural achievement of Chinese people.

Follow your tour guide to experience the 1400 years architectural wonder, get to learn the history of three major religions in China and how these believes been used into the architecture.

After the tour finished, you can choose to end your tour in Datong or Return Pingyao.

Duration: 2 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance Fee
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Hengshan Hanging Temple (Xuankong si)
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick you up from your hotel in Pingyao ,please provide your hotel details when make booking

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.