Beijing Hidden Gem Attractions

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  • C0ppola
    Oulu, Finland242 contributions
    Great to see a small piece of significant history.
    Disabled access may not be the easiest attraction.
    Stunning scenery.
    Written March 18, 2022
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  • CTMerebear
    Beijing, China104 contributions
    Great hike that was not too challenging. Most of the path was pretty safe. (Not too much climbing.) Walking poles are helpful.
    Written February 17, 2021
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  • KodoDrummer
    Yekaterinburg, Russia64,085 contributions
    We enjoyed viewing the flowers as they are blooming and the calm clear waters of the lake. Not crowded during our weekend visit. Over 8,000 different tropical and subtropical plants and flowers. Lots of trails for walking and hiking.
    Written May 1, 2021
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  • _emifoo
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia23 contributions
    Easy subway access- Line 8 Muxi Yuan stop Exit A2 comes out directly into Block B of Bairong. It is a huge interconnecting mall with well organised floor selling different items. Each floor stretch from Block A-C hence will need to walk a lot. There is another Block D behind too. Need to bargain though starting price here are lower compared to tourist areas. I see more local shoppers than tourist here. Mostly local brands. The shops are much less aggressive and selection here is different compared to Silk Market.
    There is a food court upstairs on 6th floor. Most of the menu is in Chinese and they do not speak much English. The food stall I bought lunch from do not accept cash over the counter but I am not sure if it applies to other stalls.
    Spent 5 hours here and covered only half the area. If you are looking for value souvenirs/ gifts, this is the place.
    Written October 2, 2019
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  • KW M
    Belfast, UK542 contributions
    Very cool place. It is about 50 metres from the Jianguomen station, Exit C.
    There is an outside garden with a few observatory pieces. Also, a courtyard with some other pieces and some museum displays.
    In the tower, which is actually part of the old City Wall, are many other old observatory pieces. There is also a very good view of this part of city.
    20RMB admission.
    Depending on your interests, it’s a smaller place, so you’ll need 45-60 minutes.
    Written May 30, 2021
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  • Stefabn
    Beijing, China1 contribution
    It was an amazing tour with lots of hidden place to discover - Baiju included ;)
    We visited 5 nice places with totally different food and drinks...cool thing!
    Written March 29, 2021
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  • Lane C
    4 contributions
    This review covers multiple interactions I have had with James over the past few years. I have been on multi-day trips with larger groups, single-day adventures with my family and friends, camping trips that included a lot of hiking with teenage boys, and have even put together my own hiking itinerary with input from James. The experience and scenery in each case has been a real treat and memories my family and I will never forget. Every positive comment I have heard and seen about James is true. We have had great memories and have spent a lot of time talking about and sharing them all. I have recommended Trekclub Tours and will continue to do so to all my friends and contacts who are looking for more adventure that take you off the beaten path.
    Written March 11, 2021
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  • Weekend Food Escapes
    Sydney, Australia178 contributions
    Another hour long bus ride and our group also checks out a restored area of the Great Wall of China. The restored part of the Great Wall's floor is a lot more stable and flat where as the original wall is dirt, gravel and feels less safe. The steps are still steep in the restored part of the Great Wall and my legs are feeling it but the views are amazing! The great part is that Intrepid takes the group on two parts of the wall where it's not busy! I did not encounter many people. Love it.
    Written June 18, 2019
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  • Andy M
    3 contributions
    A very welcoming and helpful host, Carl, who met us, gave us a little history of the Hutong area and then brought us to an intimate Kitchen to go through the dishes we were to cook. Especially pleased they accomodated my wife who is gluten intolerent. Each dish had an informative introduction discussing its history and location and then we all had a go at preparing, chopping and cooking. All in all a great day in a stunning area of Beijing...
    Written July 10, 2021
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  • Puka8
    Singapore, Singapore110 contributions
    The one day trip was very good and well organised. We met early in the morning and the bus too us to the starting point. The guide was very good.
    Written February 15, 2020
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  • Connor T
    1 contribution
    We loved our private tour to Mutianyu Great Wall with Leo, he was a really great conversationalist, and very informative about the Wall's and the area's history. Doing a private tour also made the experience much more hassle-free than the group tour I'd done previously through a different company. I cannot highly enough recommend Leo!
    Written January 28, 2020
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  • John S
    New Brunswick, Canada39 contributions
    I was fortunate enough to do the three day trek with this company. I was “the group” and as the solo trekker I had lots of great attention and care for safety given some rainy weather. The hike in non restored sections was breathtaking and even the restored portion was no piece of cake in spots. My guide Woody was informative and had a good sense of humour. The Great Wall Inn where I spent a couple of nights had one of the most comfortable beds I have have found in my 4 years living in China. The owners were kind and generous and the food was amazing. So grateful I had this experience and with all the research in options to select for this experience I definitely picked the right company. Thanks to Gary the boss, Woody the guide, and Jason the safe driver for making this once in a lifetime trek so memorable!
    Written July 31, 2021
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  • Rogozhkina D
    5 contributions
    We joined the tour with my husband initially just to explore the food of Shanghai. But it made us understand Chinese culture and people. Food unite everyone and China does not seam so alien and different after this experience. Un Tour organization is just impeccable. We definitely will join another tour with them.
    Written December 24, 2019
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  • CL77
    1 contribution
    I did the China D cooking class with Jao, it was fantastic! Fun, informative and of course, delicious! Lovely location and atmosphere inside. I will definitely be visiting the Hutong again. Thank you!
    Written January 7, 2022
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  • cleclercq2016
    Bangkok, Thailand20 contributions
    Thank you Victoria and Dagao for an excellent Lakeside Great Wall and Longquanyu hike with Beijing Hikers. Well organized, beautiful hike, with a great lunch afterwards. We will be back!
    Written February 27, 2022
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