Historic Walking Areas in Beijing

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Historic Walking Areas in Beijing

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  • Stasko
    Sofia, Bulgaria23 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely tour! Our guide Jily was really fun and had so much knowledge! Made our day wonderful, I’d definitely recommend this tour
    Written February 3, 2024
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  • China P
    11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Take a taxi to Dongzhimenwai bus station, aiming to arrive no later than 820am. Look for bus 980 and/or a small sign referring to gubei. The cost is 48yuen.. cash only (no alipay or WeChat) and is paid as you're boarding. It departs 9am daily
    Written February 6, 2024
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  • tom n
    Cologne, Germany4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cute shopping street with elements form the old world and first world shopping entertainment for local and international tourists.
    Written July 6, 2023
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  • André K
    Hefei, China285 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This street is a great place to walk around especially in the evening. Nobody is pushing you to buy anything. The scenery is beautiful and there are so many shops and restaurants.It was an enjoyable experience!!
    Written December 20, 2019
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  • Sarah
    Selangor, Malaysia63 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Because I went there during winter, so it was really cold up there. There are quite a number of temples at the first phase. As you go further up, there will be also temples.
    Written January 21, 2020
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  • Daniel A
    Beijing, China33,057 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    My family was in the area to do some paperwork and decided that before we head home, it would be fun to take our children through this street. It offers something for ever member of the family, bars, ice cream shops, gift stores, retro shops, snacks and clothing. Based on the prices for ice creams and snacks, I’d say everything is overpriced by about 40% but you are in a touristy area so to each his own. The only thing I did not appreciate is the delivery drivers speeding on scooters down a crowded street so if you have small children, you must be vigilant. Cars even go through here too, but at least they were decent about their speed.
    Written October 28, 2023
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  • Carthage D
    Martin, TN847 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This is what would be considered an upscale hutong by Chinese standards. It was originally built by the brother of the emperor. Structures are more substantial and a better building quality than your normal run-of-the-mill hutong.

    The houses intermingled with the local shops make for an interesting walk. Twenty or thirty years ago most of Beijing looked somewhat like this.

    The shops are neat to browse through and the neighborhood folks are friendly.
    Written March 14, 2019
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  • Traveller_Oldie
    Charleston, SC283 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We stayed overnight for 1 night on our way to Lingshan Mountains. Lovely little local village with some interesting sights. Great area to stay to explore the surrounding mountains and villages. Many different dried fruits on offer.
    Written October 7, 2020
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  • aron b
    Perth, Australia182 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    was nice and peacefull we were part of 2 for1 tripadeal holday , was great welll orgnised and enjoyed the hutong ride and lunch , great value
    Written January 8, 2024
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  • rayswee
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia457 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A place to come and understand Hutong culture and history. It's better to have a tour guide so that you can fully appreciate and enjoy
    Written January 30, 2024
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  • LG_Kay
    Singapore, Singapore7,488 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I arrived via Nanluoguxiang 南锣鼓巷 Station, lines 6 & 8, visited this hutong and then proceed to Shichahai 什刹海. This stretch of alley was rather quiet, as the majority of local visitors congregate along the touristic Nanluogu south-north alley. I wanted to visit the Wan Rong’s Former Mansion (No. 35 & No. 37) & Keyuan Garden (No. 9). Unfortunately, they were closed, with signs “No visitors allowed”. I suppose they are now private properties.
    Written October 21, 2019
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  • trgoben1
    Greenville, SC502 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This section of the wall is rather short but popular especially at night because it is lit up and accessible. The entry can be walk up or cable car at the base of Gubei Water Town which is a very nice new development with great hotels, restaurants and shops. If you go early in the morning you will probably have the Wall by yourself which is pretty cool.
    Written May 28, 2019
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  • Daniel A
    Beijing, China33,057 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We have decided to make this an annual trip because of how pleasant it is. We look forward to this time of year in Beijing as the heat and humidity has finally passed and before it begins to get cold. The weather is perfect, the water is flowing and the villagers are fantastic and hospitable. If you are looking for an escape from the city life of Beijing, you can’t go wrong visiting the Miyun Bai River.
    Written September 7, 2018
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  • 48HTLee
    Singapore, Singapore134 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Easy to go there by subway. Many rickshaw riders peddling for business. Unique way to go about in the streets. Went inside a “preserved” village and the owner explained some history behind her house. Should try Mr Shi’s Dumpling if you are here.
    Written June 25, 2018
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