Taiyuan has long been a coal town (at least as far back as the 10th century). The Coal Museum of China (Zhōngguó Méitàn Bówùguǎn, 中国煤炭博物馆) explores the development of coal mining from its ancient history into modern times. Historical relics, interactive exhibits, paintings and a life-size recreation of a coal mine tell the story of what still remains an important industry in Shanxi Province.
Jin Temple (Jìn Cí, 晉祠), also called Jinci Temple, is an important temple complex located outside of town at the foot of Xuanweng..
Perfect examples of Ming Dynasty architecture, these 13 story Pagodas are home to a rare collection of steles from ancient Chinese calligraphers Wang..
Looking a little stranded without the temple it once protected from evil spirits, the Nine Dragon Screen still manages to impress on its own. The largest..
Definitely one of Pingyao's must-see attractions, the city's 6-kilometer-long (4 mi), 12-meter-high (40 ft), nearly 700-year-old city..