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Shijia Hutong, Beijing
(4/5 based on 130+ 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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  • We had lunch in a Hutong district house, which was very nice, though it did feel rather awkward to be sat in someone's front room. The food was tasty and fresh and looking back, some of the nicer food...  more »
  • You can experience the Chinese atmosphere. Courtyard of quiet is a must-see. You can also move in a pedicab. We also visit some houses, cutting workmanlike. Atmosphere, is recommended.
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  • We had a rickshaw ride through the area as part of our city tour. I was very interested to experience this supposedly non-modernised part of the city which was to reflect how old Beijing used to be. T...  more »