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Qiao Family's Compound

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Qiao Family's Compound, Pingyao tour China travel Shanxi trip
Qiao Family's Compound, Pingyao travel China tour Shanxi trip
About 54 kilometers south of Taiyuan, Qiao Family's Compound is accessible by bus, taking only 40 - 50 minutes. It is the concourse of national highways 108 and 208 and the Dayun Highway. Built in 1755, this well-preserved and exquisite structure used to be the residence of Qiao Zhiyong, who was a famous businessman during the Qing Dynasty. Covering an area of 8,725 square meters, the Qiao Family's Compound includes 6 big courtyards, 19 small courtyards, and 313 rooms. Now it has become the 'Jin and Shang Culture Museum', which is reputed as a bright pearl of North China's residential architecture.
Other housing complex matching the Qiao Family's scale in middle Shanxi also include Cao Family's compound in Taigu County, Wang Family's compound in Linshi County and Qu Family's compound in Qi County. These compounds are all open to the public now.
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