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Shijia Hutong, Beijing

(4/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
Find out what old Beijing looked like at Shijia Hutong, a museum dedicated to preserving the city's traditional way of life. The museum occupies the former home of a prosperous local family and features models of a typical hutong residence from the Maoist time and a more updated model from the 1970s. Take a look at our Beijing vacation route planner to schedule your visit to Shijia Hutong and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Wandering around the hutongs is amazing. Little shops, houses all packef together. Very safe, night and day. We got off from the Lama temples and just walked to the borders of the lake for a nice even...  more »
  • Avoid the winter and summer ^^ it would be nice to me only when I'm going to suggest that you go well, you'll have to walk a rickshaw damage and even on a weekday afternoon to avoid ^^ every once in a while I guess where a must-see
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  • The old historical homes the people are interesting, have the obligatory rickshaw ride, go into a private home and have a real Beijing meal not what the tours or hotels dish up as Chinese food for wes...  more »