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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. 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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  • If you're close by try to have a walk on Shijia Hutong, it's a nice street with some of the traditional hutongs still there. There is a museum and a good lunch place (Courtyard Bistro) placed there.  more »
  • We walked along the many narrow streets of the hutongs, peered into tiny houses and marveled at the old doors and roofs and new aluminium windows. Some houses offer lunches in their private homes. Mos...  more »
  • The original, another rescued a place like old town Beijing. Currently, odrestaurowywana has become a tourist attraction. Is not yet ready as great-looking places as "slums" and places as monument of culture with a very original construction solutions-housing. Very interesting way to the provision of a family, very intimate using not the surface. Ongoing restoration works, though people live there and expect that it will be a very interesting property.
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