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Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

bike ride

Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

79 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified)
bike ride

Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

bike ride

Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines

79 reviews
Duration
4 hours
Group size
Up to 5 people
Includes
Food, Equipment
Hosted in
English, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

If you prefer some lesser-known but worth visiting, avoiding tourists crowds, if you would like to take a deeper look at Peking in a unique way, come join us. Biking is the best way to know how Peking has been evolving from a historical perspective. Traveling through one of the most famous hutong, you will get a sense of its social and cultural aspect of this country. By walking in one of the best preserved ancient temple built in Ming Dynasty, one of the first batch of highly protecttiveyou will have a closer look at those elegant design of wood-based architecture, and enjoy a classic music that was defined as intangible cultural heritage. We will travel along with several legendary hutongs: Shi Jia, Lishi, Neiwubu, fuxue etc. to see a brief educational history of ancient chinese people. Such as Shi Jia Hutong, the first TOFEL examination hall. When passing through popular Lama Temple and Bailin Temple, the only place holding Tibetan Dragon Sutra, we will also savor some best local cuisines, including Chinese Islamic Cuisines, fried tripe at Menkuang, savory stew. Visiting duanqirui former government building, Princess Beijing's Mansion, place where Sun Yat Sen spent his last days, most famous club incubating many underground rock bands. Exploring Wudaoying ?

Your hosts

I am tony,a professional data analyst. My wanderlust and appetite are powered by big data. I always knows where to find the best in the city. Apart from the geek side, he's also an award-winning Airbnb super host that enjoys meeting people from all over the world. I am also an enthusiastic Beijing history lover and collector of old Beijing maps. I can tell you endless historical and geographical legends. Heyyyyy;) I'm Grace, editor at tech media. New technology always thrills me. That's why I love Peking most. It has most top tier tech companies of China. Appreciated to be able to learn new things every day. Been living in Peking for more than 2 years. Still could discover places worth visiting. Become dive deep in historic stories of Peking and local cuisines. It's my pleasure to share them with you.
Tony
Tony
Grace
Grace

What's included

Food
Cuisine, snacks, water
Equipment
souvenir

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Where you'll be

Shi Jia Hutong got its name since Ming Dynasty and never changed afterwards. Countless celebrities lived here before, including Hua Guo Feng, Xu Xiang Qian, Fu Zuo Yi, Rong Yi Ren, Qiao Guan Hua Couples, Talented women Ling Shu Hua in Republic of China. From this special alleyway, we could learn almost half century's history during republic of China. Even Prince William paid a visit here out of its reputation abroad. With maps and models, we will explain to you how this entire city was built and how hutong was designed. You might even experience the old selling sounds gathered from the past. Zhi Hua Temple is one of the first batch of important cultural relics protected at national level. This was came from Prime Minister Zhou. It has the only intangible cultural heritage: a classic music. Sunk panels known worldwide, Buddha figures and scripture library are also amazingly incredible to watch. Meet at the front gate of Shi Jia Hutong Museum. Then we grab shared bikes to next spots.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend. no

More tips

1.For unexpected weather reason, this tour might be canceled but time could be rescheduled. 2.Considering avoiding the crowds, we won't stop at every spot, like Lama Temple. The tour would be slightly rerounted if friends courtyard happens to open. But that depends. 3.A meal included. 4.Intro video of this experience:https://bit.ly/2MHObyJ

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Biking through historic hutong with local cuisines
79 reviews
$95/person
79 reviews
$95/person