Pingyao - Walls & Beyond

Pingyao was founded in the C8th and extended around 1370 when the existing walls were built. They remain complete and are about four miles in length.

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West gate

Wheel ruts

Inside the wall

North gate

Outside the wall

Moat

Guardian

North tower

Killing ground

Cannon

North wall

North wall

Tower

Into the city

Construction

Shuanglin Temple

Lintel

Shuanglin Temple

Qiaotou

Qiaotou

Qiaotou

New wealth

Fields

Irrigation

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