From here it's roughly 250 miles (402 kilometers) to the northeast to Beijing and 260 miles (418 kilometers) to the east to Tianjin.
The Shuang Lin Temple is a long-standing religious building that has stood the test of time. Visit this heritage site to learn about its past as well as to admire the architecture.
As well as urban parks, the local area also has some ecological preserves which offer beautiful scenery and local wildlife. To walk through one of the most visited local conservation parks, drive out to Mian Shan.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after checking out all the star attractions the Jinzhong area, make sure you pop over to the Pingyao City Walls, the Qiaojia Dayuan and the Wangjia Dayuan.