Dough sculpture on display at Gonghui fair


A folk artist makes a crane-shaped creation at the Gonghui fair in Lanxian, Shanxi Province, March 26, 2008. People display their dough sculptures on a 200m-long shelf along the main street, to give the public an opportunity to admire their creations. [Xinhua]

Hukou Waterfall attracts visitors


A general view of the torrential Hukou Waterfall on the upper reaches of the Yellow River in Jixian County, North China's Shanxi Province, July 25, 2008.

Swan paradise in N China's wetland


White swans are seen in a wetland in Yuncheng, north China's Shanxi Province, Dec 7, 2010.

Tourists visit ancient cities in Shanxi


Shanxi Provincial Tourism Bureau announced on Friday that the number of visitors and tourism income of Shanxi Province in the first half of this year have both increased.

The Old Town of Pingyao


Pingyao is a small town in central Shanxi Province whose history goes back 2,700 years.The city wall stretches for about six kilometers.The old town of Pingyao went on the list of world cultural heritage in 1997.