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Private Beijing Hutong Walking Tour with Local Family Courtyard Visit

Price USD$22.50


Private Beijing Hutong Walking Tour with Local Family Courtyard Visit
Gain a deeper understanding of Beijing\'s history and culture as you walk the streets of the old hutong allays with a private guide on this walking tour. Learn about the impressive design of the \'chessboard city\', discover the significance of hutong allays, know the meaning of the decorations been used along the hutong, and visit the non-touristy hutong courtyard home which open only for you. By walking the same paths that the locals do, you will be genuinely immersed in the Old Beijing lifestyle.

First you will visit the Shijia Hutong Museum. Shijia Hutong Museum is the first facility in Beijing specifically established to preserve hutong history. While the capital is dotted with courtyards offered protection either as outstanding examples of hutong homes or for their famous previous occupants, only this museum has been set aside as a model hutong in its own right.

Here you will explore the off-the-beaten-path hutong allays, walk around the local produce market,you will get to experience what it truly feels like to be a local on a more personal level without the crowds. Also wander through a maze of courtyards and spend time with a neighborhood family to get a glimpse of what life is like for a real Beijing hutong resident as you are invited into their home.

This approximately 3 hour tour will cover a range of topics and give you the opportunity to better understand these neighborhoods and taste of the real Beijing people\'s life.

This is a private hutong walking tour, so start time is between 10:00-17:00. please feel free to add your requirement when you make the booking

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Gain a deeper understanding of Beijing\'s history and culture as you walk the streets of the old hutong allays with a private guide on this walking tour. Learn about the impressive design of the \'chessboard city\', discover the significance of hutong allays, know the meaning of the decorations been used along the hutong, and visit the non-touristy hutong courtyard home which open only for you. By walking the same paths that the locals do, you will be genuinely immersed in the Old Beijing lifestyle.