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Jiexiu

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About Jiexiu

Jiexiu City is located in south-central Shanxi Province and is under the administration of the Jinzhong Region. It is an important transportation hub in the Shanxi heartland. Mount Mian is located to the south of the Jiexiu urban area. It is also called Mount Jie, after the famous Spring and Autumn period (771-476 BCE) hero who secluded himself here and died in a fire. The mountains here are steep and the natural scenery is gorgeous, with many sites of cultural interest. You can also visit the ancient fortress of Zhangbi and the Houtu Temple.

Popular Attractions in Jiexiu

Zhangbi Ancient Castle
4.6/5
723 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Historical Site
Zhangbi Ancient Castle, AAAA-grade scenic spot, is located in Zhangbi Village, Longfeng Township, southeast of Jiexiu City.The entire castle was built in a favorable area, which is an ancient compact "castle" that is well-preserved in China.There are three deep ditchs extending from the left, center and right of Zhangbi Castle.
Jiexiu Houtu Temple
4.7/5
49 Reviews
Taoist Temple
Northern End of Temple Street, Jiexiu 032000, China
Wang Family Courtyard
4.7/5
4,730 Reviews
Historical Architecture
The Wang Family Courtyard is 35 kilometers away from the ancient city of Pingyao. Built by the Jingsheng Wang family during the Ming and Qing Dynasties, its construction took over 300 years to complete. Among Shanxi's courtyards, Its scale and grandeur are absolutely second to none. People who have been to the Wang Family Courtyard would exclaim that it is virtually a city! It is precisely because of its majestic grandeur, as well as its architectural and cultural achievements, it has always had the reputation "the Wang family does not return to see courtyards".
Pingyao Ancient City
4.5/5
8,101 Reviews
UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Ancient Settlement
The Pingyao Ancient City is one of the most well-preserved ancient cities in China and a world cultural heritage site. It used to be China's financial center in the late Qing Dynasty. Now, the streets, shops, and houses in the ancient city still maintain its traditional layout and style. When you enter this once prosperous ancient city, you will be readily brought back to the period when Shanxi's merchant culture was at its peak. With regards to food, the beef of Pingyao is also well-renowned. Towards the end of the Qing Dynasty when Empress Dowager Cixi passed by the ancient city, she loved eatng Pingyao beef.

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