Taiyuan, Shanxi, China

  • Taiyuan is a prefecture-level city and the capital of Shanxi province, China. The name of the city literally means "Great Plains", referring to the location where the Fen River leaves the mountains. An ancient city with more than 2500 years of urban history, dating back from 497 BC, it is one of the main manufacturing bases of China. Throughout its long history, Taiyuan was the capital or provisional capital of many dynasties in China, hence the name Longcheng (龙城, "Dragon City").

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Shanghai's Best (and Cheapest) Places To Eat Shanghai's Best (and Cheapest) Places To Eat Many travelers who want to visit China at some point in their life list Shanghai as their Chinese destination of choice. And while Shanghai is indeed an exciting place to visit, many people mistakenly think that eating there has to be expensive. The truth is that most restaurants are relatively inexpensive and serve a good selection of great tasting dishes.
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