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.
House of the Huangcheng Chancellor in Jincheng city was home to Chen Tingjing, a premier of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), teacher of the Emperor Kangxi, and editor-in-chief of Kangxi Dictionary.
Known as one of the “four Gentlemen of Winter”, along with plum blossoms, narcissus, and camellia, frost resistant winter jasmines are one of the most common flowers in China.
Known as Longwang Mountain in ancient times, Mount North Wudang in the Lyuliang Mountains, central Shanxi province, is a holy site for Taoists.
Built in 1992, the Coal Museum of China in Taiyuan city, Shanxi province, is the only national-level coal industry museum in China.
Located 33 kilometers south of Yangcheng county, Shanxi province, Manghe River scenic area covers 58 square kilometers and its main peak rises to an altitude of 1,572 meters.
Rishengchang Piaohao or Rishengchang Exchange Shop, which is thought to have been China's first bank, is located on bustling West Street in the Ancient City of Pingyao.
Jueshan Mountain on the south bank of the Danhe River in southeast of Jincheng city has two peaks with the altitude of the main peak being 973 meters.