Pingyao's ticket price hike gets nod

08:21, July 20, 2010      

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A majority of representatives at a hearing agreed to a 25-percent increase in ticket prices for a UNESCO World Heritage Site in North China's Shanxi province on Monday.

The ticket price to enter Pingyao, a city renowned for its well-preserved 2,700-year-old ancient city wall, is expected to increase to 125 yuan ($18) from the current 100 yuan following the hearing, which was organized by the price department of Jinzhong city.

A total of 27 representatives were present at the hearing and 24 gave a nod to the planned increase.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:王寒露)

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