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        Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi Province, was called Jinyang in ancient times or Bing for short. It is also called Bingzhou. With an altitude of about 800 meters, Taiyuan is adjacent to Fenhe River and bounded o­n three sides by mountains. Taiyuan is the political, economic, cultural, educational, technological, and informational center of the whole Shanxi province. The supporting industries of Taiyuan are metallurgy, mechanism, chemistry and coal. Mainly exporting energy, raw material and mine mechanism products, Taiyuan is also an important heavy industrial city in China. Meanwhile, with a history of 2,400 years, Taiyuan used to be the military fortress town in North China, enjoying the reputation of the northern gate of the Central Plain, so it is an important place that militarists are longing for.       Taiyuan has abundant natural res..

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  • Tianlongshan Grottos

    Tianlongshan Grottos

    Introduction:Tianlong Mountain is also called Square Mountain, the altitude is 1,700 meters. The scenery here is beautiful. It used to be the summer palace of the father of Gaoyang Empero..

  • Twin Pagoda Temple

    Twin Pagoda Temple

    Introduction:The original name of Twin Pagoda Temple is Yongzuo Temple; it was first built in the period of Wanli of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).Two pagodas stand in this temple, making..

  • Chongshan Temple

    Chongshan Temple

    Introduction:Chongshan Temple was initially built in the early period of the Tang Dynasty and the later period of the Sui Dynasty. Its original name is Baima Temple, and then changed into..

  • Chunyang Palace

    Chunyang Palace

    Introduction:It was initially built in the later Song Dynasty (960-1279) for giving sacrifices to the Taoism supernatural being Lu Dongbin, so it also has a name of Luzu Temple. During t..

  • Jinci Temple

    Jinci Temple

    Introduction:Jinci Temple tourism area is located in the 25 km southwest of Taiyuan city. The main sights are Jinci Temple, built in North Wei dynasty; the former name is Tang Shuyu Temp..

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