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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Our guide brought us here to experience lunch with a family in their home. Best meal we had the whole trip. Kindest hosts. We then did a rickshaw tour thru the neighborhood and followed up in another families beautiful home to paint masks. Oldest part...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Debra R
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Not far from the Drum and Bell Towers are lakes and waterways and plenty of cafes and bars. On a sunny day locals come to stroll, or stop for a snack before heading off. A very calming spot in the midst of a big and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CruzingCanuck
Reviewed November 3, 2017

We actually visited one of the courtyard houses in the CaoChang Hutong to the south of this one, but the principle is the same. With their narrow alleyways, single story traditional courtyard houses and public communal toilets which are not for the feint hearted Westerner,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Steve_of_N21
Reviewed November 1, 2016

We were pleased to have lunch with wonderful guests in the Quadrangles of Beijing. The food was good and it was great to see a family home, passed down from previous generations and obviously treasured by the family today.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank BeeKind2014
Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is was my first time visiting and staying in the Hutongs of old Peking and what a find it was! I loved it! It is safe, it is colourful, it is authentic and it is the place for the kind of visitor to a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Maritauju
Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We had the rickshaw ride through the alleys of this old part of Beijing. Supposedly, the guide told us that this tour gives one an insight to how people here live in the older days here.They still do , for these people at least. We...More

Thank Travelove58
Reviewed November 28, 2013

Well , this is my 2nd time I'm travel to Beijing and also my second time stays and visit this little(big) ancient Hutong Beijing. Here have lots of local and many many small local shops and souvenirs shops to visit. It's was jus a centre...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank Cheah S
Reviewed December 16, 2012

The houses we visited in the rickshaw ride were so pathetic. Weather cold. Public toilets which are your only access point deplorable.. Plus you have touts if you get stuck stick a gun up your face.. Better avoided and photos from the outside best taken.....More

Date of experience: December 2012
Thank Venkat73
Reviewed October 16, 2012

Having a Rickshaw Tour around the ancient alleyways of Beijing's Hutong neighborhood is very rewarding. Our tour group 'China Star Holiday' visited a family in one of the Quadrangles where a lunch was prepared for us.

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank Esgyen
Reviewed October 15, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our rickshaw tour through the old area of Beijing & learning about the history of the area. Mrs Woo was friendly & answered our questions- through our guide as she did not speak English.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank Janelle B
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