Beijing

Beijing

May 22nd, 2018|China, China Guide, Places|

Beijing’s long and illustrious history started some 500,000 years ago. It is here that the ancestors of modern Homo sapiens, Peking men, lived in caves. Records show that [...]

Hutongs

May 22nd, 2018|China, China Guide, Places|

Hutongs (胡同) are Beijing’s ancient alleyways, where you can find traditional Beijing architecture. They date back to when Beijing was the capital of the Yuan Dynasty (1266-1368). Most buildings in [...]