The Twin Towers of the Yongzuo Temple, on the southeast outskirts of Taiyuan city, are the metropolis' premier landmark.
Chang Family Manor evolved to become the biggest manor complex in China, covering more than 12 hectares and comprising some 50 buildings and 1,500 rooms.
Qiao's Grand Courtyard in Qixian county in central Shanxi province was the residence of Qiao Zhiyong, a famous Shanxi merchant in the Qing Dynasty(1644-1911).
Hukou Waterfall at the intersection of Shanxi and Shaanxi provinces is the world's only yellow waterfall.
The Ancient City of Pingyao is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in central Shanxi province.
Yungang Grottoes represents the outstanding achievement of Buddhist cave art in China during the 5th and 6th centuries.
Covering 593 square kilometers, Mount Wutai is located in the northeastern part of Shanxi province.
Covering 75 square kilometers in Jiexiu county in central Shanxi province, Mianshan Mountain is the birthplace of the Tomb Sweeping Festival, an important Chinese traditional festival honoring ancestors.
Located in northern Shanxi province, Yanmen Pass is a mountain pass which includes three fortified gatehouses along the Great Wall of China and a military stronghold in ancient China, controlling access between valleys of central Shanxi and the Eurasian Steppe.
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