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Qiao Courtyard

Qiao Courtyard Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Qiao Courtyard lies in the beautiful and richly-endowed Jinzhong basin, Shanxi province.

It is located exactly in Qiao Jia Bao village, 12 kilometers north-east of Qi county city, greatly admired as a very special artistic treasure by folkmore and architect, also one of the ten best tourism spots in Shanxi procince.Qia Courtyard was built in the years of Ganlong in Qing Dynasty, occupied 8724.8 square meters of land,consisted of 6 large yards and 20 small yards (totally 313 houses).

It was repaired and rebuilt many times during the years of Tongzhi, Guangxu in Qing Dynasty and the beginning years of the Republic of China.

Features
It was a Chinese old residential courtyard which leaped over two centuries. Its overall arrangement was well-knit and its architecture was exquisite, regular as well as changeable. It was not only nice in its entirety but also special in every part. When you look down at the overall yard above ground, it just looks like "double happiness" in Chinese.

People who visited the yard have same feeling that "imperial family own the Imperial Palace, ordinary people only own Qiaojia (Qiao Family)."

Traffic:

You can take a train from Taiyuan to Pingyao or Yuncheng,then stop at Qi County,or a bus at Long-distant Bus Station to Qi County.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: two hours.

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