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Yandai Xie Street

Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

This street is also known as Tobacco Pipe Street and is one of the oldest streets in Beijing. Part of the hutongs, it is a nice area to explore with its quaint and quirky shops, bars and restaurants.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 17 February 2017

That's a charming area. You can eat there or just simply walk around. I definitely recommend!!! But be careful of your wallet, it's expensive there.

1  Thank paulakortus
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is a cute street that it has kept it's authentic feel. it it is really close to Houhai lake and Nanluogu Xiang,so I advice you to visit them in one day. there are many shops, some shops were special but most them I can't...More

Thank lilyh694
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This small street between the Drumtower and the Silber Ingot Bridge or the lakes of Qian Hai & Hou Hai has a lot of small shops, tearooms, bars, and snackbars. It was nice walking through it, but for me it was a little bit too...More

Thank paukie
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Thank goodness a few of these old areas have been preserved amongst the modernisation of Beijing, even if they are mostly being converted into tourist attractions. The Yandai Xiejie, also known as the Smoke Pipe Hutong, is traversed by a canal which provides a passage...More

Thank deemacvee
Reviewed 8 November 2016

It was a part of the Hutong Tour that was included in my itinerary. I wished to take more time to look around, but had to rush through with others.

Thank RayParks
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This brilliant old market area was very difficult to find with most web sites being poor about how to find it, and confusing everyone by using the term Hutong to mean market. You get here by taking Subway line 8, stop Shichahai; head north and...More

1  Thank alexken
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We loved the area. We are staying nearby and loved the park, the restaurants, the night Life, shops... Very cool!

Thank Jessensjourney
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I had a wonderful time meandering down this street visiting the shopfronts. Made some good purchases and then continued through the hutongs. We visited a Hutong to see family life but it was very touristy. Take away the furnishings and you could imagine what it...More

Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 11 June 2016

I love the Yandaixiejie, or the Zigzag Alley for Selling Smoking Gadgets. It's not only so close to my favorite Houhai area but also so unique. It's a quarter-mile-long, snake-like alley rather than a straight one like almost all in the rest of the town....More

Thank Will Z
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