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The Hutong - Culture Exchange Center

No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao (Metro Line 5), Beijing 100007, China
+86 159 0104 6127
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The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the capital. From cooking classes to tea workshops, to walking tours for the intellectually curious traveler, and much more.
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No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao (Metro Line 5), Beijing 100007, China
+86 159 0104 6127
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have enjoyed several cooking classes at The Hutong. The staff is fantastic, the food is wonderful and you can learn so much about cooking. When I found out family would be visiting in June, I immediately booked a private cooking class. We were a...More

Thank cath882017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a walking tour of the Hutong, with the incredible Jeremiah as our guide, on our first morning in Beijing. Despite our late arrival (avoid taking taxis!), he graciously waited for us to begin. His knowledge of the history (ancient and modern) of the...More

Thank heleneric2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hutong is run by an incredible staff that are truly good people. They took our group on the best trip I've ever been on and really knew the areas we traveled to. I felt so safe the entire time and had no time to...More

Thank lindsayfowler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arranged a private cooking class for 6 people to make hand pulled noodles. Our instructor, Yao, was patient and kind and explained everything. Such a unique experience cooking in an old Hutong neighborhood. Comfortable, clean with everything you need to have an amazing and...More

Thank omh65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My school partnered with the Hutong to create our study abroad program. In our short amount of time in Australia, the Hutong exposed us to the thriving urban areas, stunning rural places, delicious and culturally colorful food, wonderful historic sites, and much more -- Mark...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This program did a wonderful job of introducing my study abroad group to what Australia had to offer! The program involved both the expected tourist spots (Sydney Opera House, etc.) as well as local experiences (barbie, painting class, etc.) This was my first time out...More

Thank musicsoul429
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to experience Melbourne, Phillip Island, Sydney, and Jervis Bay. Each place had a different feel ranging from a big-city feel to a small beach town feel. I loved all of the sites we visited in each place and I felt as...More

Thank jbrenk22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed making Shanxi noodles and various sauces at the Hutong. The instructor was great, the atmosphere relaxed and fun, and the outcome delicious. Highly recommended, whether you are alone or with a group.

Thank 866cynthiat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience walking along the narrow streets of this old part of Beijing.I would recommend to all!

Thank PizzaDaLorenzoKhoTao
Reviewed 21 May 2017

A bicycle Rickshaw ride around the Hutong shows a little of the local life in the old section of the city. Narrow winding lanes with old style housing and a glimpse into a bygone era. Finished with lunch with a local family made for a...More

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Ari A
What is the price for taking a dumpling making class?
31 March 2016|
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Response from CupcakeRock | Reviewed this property |
Bheger1 gave a really nice and comprehensive response...I am not a member but I also agree it is totally worth the RMB300 to learn making 'jiaozi'. Great location, useful tips accompany clear instructions (you do need to... More