Beijing is a very modern metropolis. But there exists a lot of old blocks, Hutong. Well worth Hutong touring. Very interesting visit to see old dwellings and people living here.
The Rickshaw ride inside hutong was amazing, they drive fast in the narrow old street while the crowed on the sideline. Those are the original Hutong alleys. We had a tour inside the oldest grey brick courtyard residence, met a family in a common area...More
The Hutong area is a very interesting place to visit. The rickshaw ride was quite short and there are lots of them doing the same route. It started to rain on our ride & the rider put a plastic cover over the top to keep...More
Well worth doing. Very interesting to see the old city streets. Lots of new cars outside very small homes and alleyways. We also had a home cooked meal in one of the family homes which was one of the highlights of our China Holiday