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Address: No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao (Metro Line 5), Beijing 10007, China
Phone Number: 8615901046127
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Description: The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the...
The Hutong is Beijing's culture exchange center in the heart of the capital. From cooking classes to tea workshops, and more.
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Hutongs- A Must See and Do Before you Leave Beijing.

This is a treat- See Old Beijing. Take a bicycle ride in and through the narrow Hutongs. A must see before you leave Beijing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A surprising glimpse of life as it was decades ago. We took the subway and then found pedi-bikes just outside the station. The tour took about 40 minutes and wound through back streets to the Bell Tower. You see families living a very basic life, without running water. There is also a hint of what will come (infusions of modern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is a treat- See Old Beijing. Take a bicycle ride in and through the narrow Hutongs. A must see before you leave Beijing.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

An amazing example of early Chinese life in Beijing, the home we visited still lived in but rooms available to rent. A resident artist with some beautiful work available to purchase. A ride in a traditional Pedicab a must to complete the tour.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This area of Beijing harks back several decades to a time of more simple life in the capital city. The roads are built for bikes and rickshaws, not cars. Families live together in simple houses and the local shops and facilities are family run.

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took a ride on a ricks haw through the Hutongs These are old and very poor neighborhoods in Beijing. We visited the home of a family, one of which was an artist who pained inside of small bottles. She had been featured at the Olympics giving demonstrations and in the commemorative booklet.

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The 'Hutong' experience, to me, has been an outstanding highlight of my travelling life. We were 4 women, all over 70 and 4 men, around late 30s to 40s and we all agreed the 11 days together were unique. We were in southern Yunnan province. We cycled some 500km and, for much of the time, were in the mountains bordering... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What a fantastic time! Travelling in China can be challenging in many ways so having an authentic experience is not always easy. The Hutong cycling is the absolutely perfect way to experience a new travelling frontier, sink into a culture genuinely and truthfully and have a great time the whole way. Everything was organised to perfection and Echo, Wendy and... More 

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denver, colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Our family of five did the noodle making class. Michelle, our instructor, was awesome. She was patient with our kids, hands on with helping us with technique and had great explainations about the various ingredients. I am a fairly experienced cook and still learned a great deal during our class. It was also interesting to hear about her experiences living... More 

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Kula
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I took 4 different of cooking classes in 3 different of cities: Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. Hutong cooking class is the best of all, clean kitchen, well organize class, good recipes, very friendly staff, reasonable price and nice area in Beijin (In the Hutong alley). My course was Making Noodle. We made hand-cut noodle + different shape 'Pasta'. 2 different... More 

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Ingersoll, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The Hutong was a wonderful evening hosted and instructed by Miya. The class was small (10 people) and informal. The class focused on making Chinese Soup Dumplings from scratch. It was fun, informative and Miya was patient and supportive. It takes some practice to make authentic dumplings and the results were exciting. Her English is comfortable and each student had... More 

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Address: Address: No.1 Jiu Dao Wan Zhong Xiang Hutong, Dongcheng District, Beixinqiao (Metro Line 5), Beijing 10007, China
Phone Number: 8615901046127
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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