Pingliang, in Gansu, is a city of round and about 110,000 inhabitants.
From here it's roughly 150 miles (241 kilometers) to the southeast to Xi'an and 610 miles (982 kilometers) to the northeast to Beijing.
The Pingliang Museum is the perfect oasis for discerning families in Pingliang. Admire the building and grounds, browse the various exhibits, then ask around to uncover some of the more niche museums in the vicinity.
An old religious gathering place, one of the most popular of the many historic attractions in this city, is the Xiema Temple. Appreciate the atmosphere of this interesting building, learn about its past and discover why it is so popular with visitors and locals.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local city also has some larger nature reserves where visitors can enjoy picturesque surrounds and some notable wildlife. Discover the beauty of Willow Lake Park and appreciate an escape from the urban streets.