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Shijia Hutong, Beijing

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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. Our Beijing online attractions planner makes visiting Shijia Hutong and other Beijing attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Visiting the historical quarters of the city of Beijing, going for the narrow streets on a classic pedal rickshaw is a blast from the past. Today you can find restaurants, shops of ceramics, silver and more. Pleasant walk!
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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 vi...  more »
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