Beijing Muslim Quarter Walking Tour

Beijing Muslim Quarter Walking Tour
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$129
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

This Muslim Quarter walking tour takes about 7-8 hours to lead you to explore Niujie, a large Muslim community in Beijing. With this tour, you will feel the unique Muslim Quarter and old hutong atmosphere. You will also visit Muslim food market and can taste local snacks. All these unique experience will provide a unique off-the-beaten-path experience during your stay in Beijing.

Meet at your hotel in the morning and then take public transportation (subway/taxi, fees on your own) to Niujie Mosque. This mosque reflects a mixture of Islamic and Han Chinese cultural and architectural influences. From the outside, its architecture shows traditional Chinese influence and the inside has blend of Islamic calligraphy and Chinese design. Niujie area is the spiritual center for the 10,000 Muslims living in the vicinity and it is the biggest and oldest one in Beijing.

Visit the ancient mosque and learn Chinese Muslims (Hui people)'s life and related China's policy will be narrated. We will meet local Muslim elders and chat with them about their daily services and visiting pilgrims. Then we will take a walk in the Muslim inhabited hutongs (alleys). After the tour, you can take a look at a Muslim market or try some Muslim food and snack.

Take public transportation (subway/taxi, feed on your own) back to hotel. Service completes.

This Muslim Quarter walking tour takes about 7-8 hours to lead you to explore Niujie, a large Muslim community in Beijing. With this tour, you will feel the unique Muslim Quarter and old hutong atmosphere. You will also visit Muslim food market and can taste local snacks. All these unique experience will provide a unique off-the-beaten-path experience during your stay in Beijing.