3-Hour Hutong Walking Tour and Cricket Fighting Experience

3-Hour Hutong Walking Tour and Cricket Fighting Experience
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$35
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Hutong is the traditional courtyard residences of Beijing locals, and most of Hutong building you see nowadays are the heritage from Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (with nearly 700 years history). It represents an important cultural element of the city of Beijing, and you will find so many interesting stories and things to do here including rickshaw riding, watching a cricket fighting show in a Hutong family house. Of course, you will also visit some major attraction sites in the Bell and Drum Tower area, such as Mansion Garden of Prince Gong, the Former Residence of Song Qinling, the Buddhist Temple, the beautiful Shi Cha Lake, and so much more. It's a wonderful old Beijing culture learning experience.

Your tour guide will meet you at the Bell Tower, and you will start your tour in Black Sesame Hutong neighborhood. Then. you will visit a local Hutong family to see the famous Cricket Fighting show there. The host is a cricket expert with over 40 years experience in training crickets. You will be told how to feed and train the crickets. Moreover, the host will share with you about the life in Hutong.

After watching and learning about cricket fighting, you will visit the Hutong area and some major attractions by rickshaw (two people share one Rickshaw). There are so many things to see, like Mansion Garden of Prince Gong, the Former Residence of Song Qinling, the Buddhist Temple, the beautiful Shi Cha Lake, Lama Temple, Confucian temple, and etc.

If you want a lunch or dinner within the tour, there is an option for you to have dinning experience with Hutong family where you can enjoy a traditional local meal.

Hutong is the traditional courtyard residences of Beijing locals, and most of Hutong building you see nowadays are the heritage from Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties (with nearly 700 years history). It represents an important cultural element of the city of Beijing, and you will find so many interesting stories and things to do here including rickshaw riding, watching a cricket fighting show in a Hutong family house. Of course, you will also visit some major attraction sites in the Bell and Drum Tower area, such as Mansion Garden of Prince Gong, the Former Residence of Song Qinling, the Buddhist Temple, the beautiful Shi Cha Lake, and so much more. It's a wonderful old Beijing culture learning experience.