An overview of the ancient city of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Shanxi -Xinhua

Tourists visit the ancient town of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, Feb 7, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao has was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) city walls and well-preserved architectures, and is a popular destination for Chinese and foreign tourists. (Xinhua/Yang Chenguang)

An aerial photo shows a view of the ancient town of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, Feb. 8, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) city walls and well-preserved architectures, and is a popular destination for Chinese tourists and foreigners. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

An aerial photo shows a view of the ancient town of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, Feb. 7, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) city walls and well-preserved architectures, and is a popular destination for Chinese tourists and foreigners. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

An aerial photo shows a view of the ancient town of Pingyao in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, February 8, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao was named World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) city walls and well-preserved architectures, and is a popular destination for Chinese and foreign tourists. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

Tourists visit the ancient town of Pingyao during the Spring Festival in Jinzhong City, north China’s Shanxi Province, Feb. 8, 2022. With a history of over 2,800 years, Pingyao has was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997. It is best known for its nearly intact Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) city walls and well-preserved architectures, and is a popular destination for Chinese and foreign tourists. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

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