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Wang Courtyard

Wang Courtyard Travel Guide

Brief Introduction
Situated in Jingsheng Town, 12 km east of Lingshi County in the province, the Wang Courtyard is only 35 km from the Ancient City of Pingyao, which is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Acclaimed as the "First Folk Residence in Cathay", the Grand Courtyard of the Wangs is the largest-existing folk residence cluster in China and a model of the merchant family´s residence in North China´s Shanxi Province, demonstrating the quintessence of Chinese architectural art and cultural values.

The famous architect Zheng Xiaoxie researched the place six times, describing it as a "priceless treasure not only for the nation, but also for the entire world." This luxurious residence covers about 45,000 square meters with 123 compounds and 1,118 rooms and took about half a century (1762-1811) to build.

Traffic:

There are regular buses to the attraction from the city.

DCT Tips:

Recommended time for a visit: one and half hour.

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