Taiyuan is the hub of transportation for the Shanxi Province, easily reached by air, rail and road. The rail system, originally used extensively by the city's coal industry, is extremely popular with both locals and visitors. It is the starting point of many lines, including the Taiyuan-Jiaozhou line, the Beijing-Taiyuan and the Shijiazhuang-Taiyuan lines.
Holidays just got a little bit more convenient as Taiyuan airport has officially opened new direct routes to South Korea and Thailand.
Hong Kong airlines will start operating flights from Taiyuan to Hong Kong from July 16. There will be two flights a week, every Wednesday and Saturday.
Shanxi Province during the Ming and Qing dynasties was extremely famous for both its trading companies and distinctive traditional family courtyards, which were built by large merchant families. Here are four that are well preserved and definitely worth a visit.
The Taiyuan Digitalized City and Town Management Command Center put into operation the “12319 foreign language special service” on December 1
Internationally-renowned fashion retailer H&M has opened for business in the Guidu Century Plaza in Taiyuan.
The Day-Off Festival, a two day music festival organized by Chinese record label Modern Sky, will be held in Taiyuan on September 14 and 15.
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