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Interesting visit

Took a rickshaw tour through this neighborhood. It ended at a lovely square with a temple on one... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Blesjka
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Dublin, Ireland
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Nice area

Situated by the lake this area is very local Chinese away from the hustle and bustle of the bars... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2015
Chris101111
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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16 Apr 2017
“Interesting visit”
15 Apr 2017
“Interesting but not well maintained ”
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Shishahai Street,Xicheng District, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Took a rickshaw tour through this neighborhood. It ended at a lovely square with a temple on one end. There were elderly people socializing and playing cards... lovely to immerse yourself in local activities

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Although this part of the old town is not well maintained, it will provide a different perspective of a Beijing. It's interesting to see how people are still living in this neighbourhood, court houses without bathroom or toilet facilities. A few interesting site and restaurants...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Situated by the lake this area is very local Chinese away from the hustle and bustle of the bars and restaurants. Lots of local shops to explore and enjoy.

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Hutongs are the traditional neighborhoods in Beijing (and other northern Chinese cities) with narrow alleyways containing multi-family residences in courtyard like settings. What makes Ya'er Hutong special is the lack of tourists, the tranquil setting off of Houhai Lake and bustling life of the neighborhood....More

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