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Pingyao Ancient City Building - Municipal Building North (Night)
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South the Pingyao old city the street constructs the city building, the cross street stands, located at the entire city center, the tall building towers, with the east end clear empty view, Dachengdian and so on big construction coordinates with each other across a great distance. The city building roof rests the mountain for the double-eaved roof, olivine colored glazed tile the bedding, south the pattern becomes double happiness character, north Cheng Shouzi, the first floor becomes the square shape, vertically and horizontally each is three, the cascade takes, the intermediate deck clamps by the even place, causes Lou Shengeng obviously tall and graceful to stand tall and erect. City building three, the height 18.5 meters, the wooden construction is the clear -like ordinary case, stretches across South, gets down is the channel, the thing connection residents. East the building south side, the brick step wooden ladder may mount the two-story building floor, has the Bodhisattva elephant, two walls have the color painting, draws has the Duke Guan story.

Copyright: Jacky Cheng
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6000x3000
Taken: 10/09/2007
Uploaded: 19/09/2011
Updated: 19/06/2014
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Shanxi located at Mt. Taihang west, east of Yellow River. Name of the Shanxi, because of occupies Mt. Taihang west to acquire fame. Was called since old times ?Biaolishanhe?. Spring and Autumn Period time, most districts for Jin all, therefore abbreviation ?Jin?; The Warring States initial period, Han, Zhao, Wei three divide the Jin, because and calls ?the Three-Jin?. The entire province total area 156,000 square kilometers, the total population nearly 34,000,000 people, presently govern Taiyuan, Datong, Shuozhou, Yangquan, Changzhi, Xinzhou, Luliang, Jinzhong, Linfen, Yuncheng, Jincheng and so on 11 locally administered levels, altogether 85 counties, 11 county-level cities, 23 municipal districts. Provincial capital Taiyuan, provincial government in the Taiyuan Municipal government east street. Rich tourism resources in Shanxi Province, historical monuments, scenic spots more. There are more famous Yungang Grottoes, Mount Temple group Jinci, Yingxian Wooden Tower, Yongle Palace,Xuankong Temple , Hukou Waterfall, Temple state solution, such as Hongtong large tree.