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Hutong neighbourhood tour
In the Hutong neighborhood tour, we will show you the China that no one dares to show you, more than a tour it is a once in a lifetime experience with us.
To know in depth the true lifestyle of each nation, you have to go to the neighbourhoods where the workers and middle-class population live at most, in our Hutong neighbourhood tour, we will show you the China that no one dares to show you.
What is the Hutong neighbourhood?
Hutong, outsiders visitors find it as a maze of giant gray boulevards lined by communist-style blocks, embodying the harsh edges of city life that matches the everyday life of small communities.
The existence of the Hutong dates back to very distant times, some alleys existed in the 13th century, they expanded surrounding the forbidden city as a symbol of absolute devotion and servility to the different dynasties that passed through the palaces of the forbidden city.
On our Hutong neighbourhood tour, we will dive deep into ancient and incredible Beijing; you will walk with local experts to delve into the most famous and secret folk legends inside the alleys, hear about the survival dilemma under the changes of urbanization.
One of the moments that you will never forget in your life is a visit to a local family to enjoy the Beijing Hutong hospitality, a unique opportunity to live extraordinary moments knowing a lifestyle totally different from the rest of the world.
Take part in a memorable travel experience of a lifetime by fully immersing in authentic Beijing life!
It is almost mandatory to enter this neighbourhood with a local guide; just to get an idea; According to the statistics of the year 2000, there were more than 4,500 alleys in this labyrinth, although with the Olympic Games this number has been reduced a lot, but it is still large enough for a tourist to get lost for hours inside.
Hutong neighbourhood tour highlights
- Shi cha hai
- Wanning Bridge
- Huoshen Temple
- Yandai Xie Jie
- Guang fu guan
- Drum tower
- Bell tower
- Doufuchi hutong
- And much more!
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Check out our other tours in China that we recommend you to combine during your trip:
Shichahai Station (line 8) Exit C