The ancient city of PingYao 平遥, ShanXi province, in Ultra HD / 4K

PingYao lies in ShanXi province, central China, about 700 kilometers (400 miles) southwest of BeiJing and 80 kilometers (50 miles) from the provincial capital TaiYuan..

PingYao is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for being "an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional Han Chinese city".

PingYao is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a traditional Han Chinese city, founded in the 14th century. This ancient city is renowned for its well-preserved city walls and outlying temples.

The city walls were constructed around 1370 and have six barbican gates. The walls are 12 meters high, with a perimeter of 6 kilometers. A 4 meter wide, 4 meter deep moat lies just beyond. There are also 72 watchtowers.

[640],shadow=true,start=,stop=
ShanXi map

Related Videos

Featured Videos

Mount EMei 峨眉山 scenic area, including the LeShan giant Buddha 乐山大佛
A UNESCO World Heritage site. The first Buddhist temple in China was built here in SiChuan province during the 1st century A.D. in the beautiful surroundings of the Mount Emei and in view of its peak. Over the centuries, the addition of other temples turned the area into one of Buddhism's holiest. The most remarkable - the Giant Buddha at LeShan - was carved out of a hillside in the 8th century and looks down on the confluence of three rivers.
Cycling and bamboo rafting near YangShuo 阳朔, GuangXi province
An evening in ShangHai 上海
Beautiful :) Filmed by sjohnke
A Voice of China …
Bei Bei 贝贝 sings Fireworks 花火. Love this song (aka Matchsticks) ... Much more music : click here !
ZhengZhou 郑州 workout
Provincial capital of HeNan province. Fit for life ...
The classical gardens of SuZhou 苏州
JiangSu province. An introduction to the art of Chinese gardens.
A trip to China 中国, 2012
Spring Festival Chinese Opera party 春节戏曲晚会, 2016
Mei Lan : Panda lunch, panda snooze – video
Three year old Mei Lan at Atlanta Zoo a couple of months before she was moved to the ChengDu Panda Base in China.
NanJing 南京 pictorial
Capital of JiangSu province.
The Hong Kong flower show 香港花卉展 2018
With some nice Canto-pop. A film by Ben Cheung ...
Beautiful SiMaTai Great Wall and the nearby GuBei water-town
SiMaTai Great Wall lies about 159 kilometers NNE from BeiJing city and connects with JinShanLing Great Wall.

A selection of popular videos

Keyword / tag search :