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InterContinental Taiyuan

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Andy Liu

Welcome to Intercontinental Taiyuan, I am Jason Zhao, the Chief Concierge, thank you for your stay with us and we will try our best to bring you a memorable experience.

Things to do
The Perfect Day


Facing the warm sunshine, enjoying the beautiful Fenhe River, the perfect day begins.One who fails to reach the Jin temple is regretful to Taiyuan. The Jin temple was formerly known as king wang temple and Originally called Tang Shuyu Temple, which was built to commemorate the founding fathers of the state of Jin dynasty - Tang Shuyu ( king Jin )and his mother. It is the earliest existing imperial garden in China for the ancestral temple of Jin. There are dozens of ancient buildings in the temple, which have the characteristics of Chinese traditional culture. You can take 3 hours to enjoy the temple with unique culture.


We are visiting the famous mountain Mengshan Buddha in Taiyuan. Located in Jinyuan district, Taiyuan city, Shanxi Province, it is the cultural relic protection unit of Taiyuan city. The mountain Buddha, which is 17.5 meters high, 25 meters wide and 5 meters wide in diameter, has a record of "height of 200 feet" in Tang dynasty and is estimated to be about 63 meters by ordinary rule. Mengshan Buddha is the second largest Buddha and the earliest large stone statues of Buddha in the world.Getting out of nature, then we come to the most famous commercial street of Taiyuan, Liuxiang. Located in downtown Taiyuan city, it is a large integrated business district, which is similar to Wang Fu Jing and Tong Luo Wan (famous commercial street in China).


Taiyuan food street north to Fudong street, south to Zhonglou street, 10 meters wide, 552 meters long. It was the commercial center of Taiyuan city in Song dynasty. The architecture here is antique, and it attracts a lot of tourists by imitating Ming and Qing buildings and snacks snack of all flavors.

Did You Know?
  • The History of Taiyuan

    Taiyuan is the capital of Shanxi province, as well as its political, economic and cultural centre. As an ancient capital with more than 4,700 years’ history, the city has a unique charm that warmly mixes old with new. Taiyuan’s emerging industries continually attract a convergence of internationally-minded elites from home and abroad.

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