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Shanxi Noodles Festival
Source:www.chinatravel.w 2011-07-29 15:46:38

Place: Taiyuan, Shanxi Province
Date: 27th September to 10th October every year
Activities: fairs for introducing noodle culture, performance of making noodle, parties for tasting noodle
 
Noodle is a leader in Shanxi eating culture. The long history of Shanxi noodle culture has more than 200 years. It is common for housewives in Shanxi to cook more than ten kinds of noodle. And the cooks in Shanxi are good at cooking noodle and they may create numerous types of noodle. It is said that noodle cooked by Shanxi cooks will give you hundreds of tasting with hundreds of flour.
 
According to the data, there are about 280 kinds of noodle in Shanxi eating cuilture. The most famous one is Sliced Noodle which is reputed as one of the five tip noodle in China.
 
Some one said, “If you want to find noodle, you should go to China. If you are in China, you should go to Shanxi for noodle.” as the hometown of Chinese noodle culture, Shanxi Noodle Festival shows the deeply noodle culture which enjoy an international fame for many years.

Editor:Hao Junwen
    • Characteristics of the activity:Shehuo as a traditional performance art existent widely among the folks of the Central Jin has become a folk entertainment activity full of good wishes such as happy events, luck and blessing.
    • Noodle is a leader in Shanxi eating culture. The long history of Shanxi noodle culture has more than 200 years. It is common for housewives in Shanxi to cook more than ten kinds of noodle.
    • Characteristics of the activity:The ancient temple fair in the Jin Ancestral Temple has also become a day of worshipping the god. Location of the activity:Trade companies in all the counties in the suburbs of Taiyuan City
    • Characteristics of the activity:During the festival, large-scale Buddhist rituals, folk culture and arts activities and the mule & horse livestock trade fair are held.
    • Characteristics of the activity:When worshipping the kitchen god, the god should first be set up and then sumptuous food and wine are offered as a sacrifice. Cooking vessels, chopping blocks, bamboo containers are also set.
Your Plan
Day 01 Our guide will wait for you outside the baggage claim area at Taiyuan Airport ahead of your arrival. Then a comfortable private car will take you to Pingyao. On the way, you will visit the Qiao's Compound
Day 1: Beijing to Datong - Overnight Train Greet meeting at your hotel at night, and transfer to the Beijing Railway Station, take the overnight train K608 (23:36 - 06:21) or 2603 (23:47-07:01) from Beijing to Datong.
Attractions
Also known as Yongzuo Temple, Twin Pagoda Temple, situated at the foot of a hill of southeastern Taiyuan, was built by an eminent monk called Fudeng by the order of the emperor in 1608 viz. the 36th year under Emperor Wanli’s reign.
Standing 65.86 meters high, the Wooden Pagoda is not only the tallest but also the oldest wooden pagoda in China today. Compared with the renowned Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy, the Wooden Pagoda in Yingxian County
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