In Beijing, there are thousands of varied hutongs, which are the windows to show local people’s life. However, few know that the length of Beijing’s hutongs put together is longer than the Great Wall. Among them, the most famous hutongs are situated around Shichahai. It is the home to many famous temples and mansions, such as the Prince Gong’s Mansion, Prince Chun’s Mansion, and other scenic spots such as the former residences of Madam Soong Ching-ling and Guo Moruo.
Rickshaws have a history of nearly 150 years in Beijing. As simple as they are, they are a popular mode of public transportation is Beijing. Travel in hutongs by rickshaw provides a unique view of Beijing and is more convenient to avoid traffic jams. Tourists can choose their desired routes by themselves or let the drivers select some of the most popular areas.
Here we recommend a travel route for you:
North Gate of Beihai Park - Yandaixie Street - Prince Chun’s Mansion - Former Residence of Madam Song Ching-ling - Houhai Park - Liuyin Street- Prince Gong's Mansion - North Gate of Beihai Park