in Shanxi, China
- Ancient City of Ping Yao (Unesco heritage, 1 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 37.202 and 112.178 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 37° 12' 8" and E 112° 10' 41"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Yuan Renminbi - CNY
- Spoken languages:
- Chinese, Uighur, Zhuang
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:19 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Asia/Shanghai
- UTC/GMT offset: 8 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:41 am and 7:16 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -37.049 and -67.825 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Buta Ranquil
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Delve into Gutao
Gutao in Shanxi with it's 42,000 habitants is located in China about 295 mi (or 474 km) south-west of Beijing, the country's capital town.
Current time in Gutao is now 01:19 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Shanghai with an UTC offset of 8 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Gutao, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in China is Taiyuan Wusu Airport in a distance of 45 mi (or 72 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Ancient City of Ping Yao in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Zhaoyu, Fengcheng, Tianning, Mingxing and Qingyuan. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
De Chao Ge Hotel
Ju cai yuan Inn - Pingyao
INTERNATIONAL FINANCIER HOTEL
PINGYAO HONGSHANYI HOTEL
Pingyao Yiguan Hotel
Tianyuan Pingyao Kui boutique Inn
Cheng Shi Ge inn
Pingyao Cheng Jia Hotel
Videos from this area
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China PINGYAO - Viajar con niños - Makuteros - Family Run. CAPÍTULO 3
Visitamos Pingyao, la capital financiera de la China del 1800. Aqui nace la banca asiática, gracias a las exportaciones y poderio textil de este área del pais. En gran parte alentada por...
Pingyao is an ancient city located in central Shanxi Province, 700 kilometers from Beijing. It boasts a long history of over 2700 years. The ancient city wall was originally constructed in...
Lavabo tren Pingyao - Xian.
Lavabo del tren Pingyao - Xi´an. Lástima que el olor no se pueda grabar.
[China Railway]DF4D+25B Train No.4612 Arriving in Pingyao Station 同蒲線普快4612列車平遥駅到着
Streets of Pingyao (平遥)
This shows North Street in the Ancient Walled City of Pingyao (平遥). A UNESCO site, it is the best preserved walled city in China. Walking north, you can see how busy the streets are- a...
the living Past: Pingyao
May 2009 we visited Pingyao, a crazy town! while staying there we feel like beeing in a timeslip. join in an experience you cannot imagine. (this is the 1. Video I try to upload with my new...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Zhenguo Temple is a Buddhist temple located 10 km from Pingyao in the village of Hadongcun, in Shanxi Province, China. The temple's oldest hall, the Wanfo Hall, was built in 963 during the Northern Han dynasty, and is notable for featuring very large brackets that hold up the roof and flying eaves. The sculptures inside the hall are among the only examples of 10th century Buddhist sculpture in China.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Gutao.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Pingyao, Gutao, Pingyao Xian, Gutao Zhen, 平遥县, 古陶镇, Pingyao County, Xian de Pingyao, 平遥県, Пинъяо, Pin’yao, P’ing-yao-hsien, 古陶