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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Elegant place, traditional small houses and shops to buy odds and ends. Small food corners with authentic Chinese delights. Have cash with you. Difficulty to communicate in English...

Thank NIKOLAOS T
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I spend a few months a year in China and love spending time in its ancient villages. Thus when I heard that the Hutong area of Beijing was essentially the village from which Beijing grew, I eagerly visited the area. To my disappointment, the vast...More

1  Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Wander into this small streets and alley and glimpse into the traditional house and way of life. Away from the very modern Beijing. No doubt a bit of getting used to it but you come away appreciate more on Beijing and life.

Thank Itravel0ne
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Had fun seeing the old hurting. It’s a very smart area that this was preserved. Some nice, small, old family homes, shops. Worth a visit

Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I am happy that I visited the Hutong area. Also, I took toured an individual complex and learned a lot during the tour. The tour afforded me a look into the traditional living style in Beijing and how difficult life can be. Highly recommend!

1  Thank ProfessionalFemale
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Shijia Hutong is close to Dengshikou station, and handy to Wangfujing. If you're staying in this area, it's worth visiting. It's a pretty tree-lined street, with a small museum in one of the old courtyard houses and a couple of gift shops that have quality...More

3  Thank Selsy
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

A wonderful old hutong with loads of traditional elements and Chinese character. It also has a very informative Hutong Museum and The Red Wall Garden Hotel is a great place to have a meal in their open air Courtyard Bistro.

2  Thank alpineheath12
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were with a guide and walked around this area along the narrow streets and lane ways. It was lovely just to wander and take in the history. The tiny houses were fascinating with their old doors and roofs. It was a shame that our...More

3  Thank Denstrip
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We have done the Hutong tour on a rickshaw and it was very enjoyable, though I wouldn't say there is so much to see there. Nice to spend an hour or so

2  Thank Avital H
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you're close by try to have a walk on Shijia Hutong, it's a nice street with some of the traditional hutongs still there. There is a museum and a good lunch place (Courtyard Bistro) placed there.

2  Thank kar0linacz
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Response from Ola B | Reviewed this property |
Hey, Sorry for the late reply.. We were travelling there by foot in the morning and evening another time so can;t advise you about bikes but It's not complicated at all you can do it n your own!
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