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Pingchuan Destination Guide

Delve into Pingchuan in China

Pingchuan in the region of Shanxi Sheng is located in China - some 185 mi or ( 298 km ) West of Beijing , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pingchuan is now 01:25 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Shanghai " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zuhu, Zirun, Zhaobei, Taiyuan, and Shijiazhuang. While being here, you might want to check out Zuhu . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Pingchuan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Jumenbu

Jumenbu, is a fortress of the Ming Great Wall Shanxi Section, located in Datong city in Shanxi province, China. Jumenbu is a fortress for guarding the Great Wall of China, and it is a part of the Great Wall defence system. Jumenbu is situated in a brae 2.5 km away from the Great Wall. It was designed to defend against invasion and harry the nomads of Mongolia. Its original name was Jumengbu, which literally means "Mongol-resistant stronghold", but it was later renamed.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.33 112.99 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Shanxi, Great Wall of China

Yungang Grottoes

The Yungang Grottoes are ancient Chinese Buddhist temple grottoes near the city of Datong in the province of Shanxi. They are excellent examples of rock-cut architecture and one of the three most famous ancient Buddhist sculptural sites of China. The others are Longmen and Mogao. The site is located about 16 km south-west of the city of Datong, in the valley of the Shi Li river at the base of the Wuzhou Shan mountains.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 40.11 113.12 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: AAAAA-rated tourist attractions, Archaeological sites in China, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Shanxi, Buildings and structures in Shanxi, Chinese Buddhist grottoes, Chinese architectural history, Chinese sculpture, Grottoes, History of Shanxi, Sites along the Silk Road, Visitor attractions in Shanxi, World Heritage Sites in China

Zuoyun County

Zuoyun County is a county of Shanxi, China. It is under the administration of Datong city.

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Located at 40.01 112.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: County-level divisions of Shanxi