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Shijia Hutong, Beijing

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Historic Walking Area
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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  • A wonderful old hutong with loads of traditional elements and Chinese character. It also has a very informative Hutong Museum and The Red Wall Garden Hotel is a great place to have a meal in their ope...  more »
  • We were with a guide and walked around this area along the narrow streets and lane ways. It was lovely just to wander and take in the history. The tiny houses were fascinating with their old doors and...  more »
  • We have done the Hutong tour on a rickshaw and it was very enjoyable, though I wouldn't say there is so much to see there. Nice to spend an hour or so  more »