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Wandering around Forbidden City

Forbidden City, the supreme power center in 5 centuries of China, becomes the invaluable historical witness of Chinese civilization in Ming and Qing Dynasties. The palaces of Forbidden City were arranged along with the axle wire. This axle wire is not only passes through the Forbidden City, but also the whole city. How grand it is! Around Forbidden City, you will find much more funny places.

Donghuamen Night Market

In east of Forbidden City, there is a gate named as Donghua Gate. It is usually used for workers. But at night, it becomes more flourishing just because of Donghuamen Night Market. Various snacks stalls connected as a scenery line, along with the cooking smell, you will find the natural, enthusiasm and simple old amorous feelings of ancient Beijing. No matter what season, you will have chance to taste the local authentic snacks in Donghuamen Night Market. Gathered almost 200 stalls, Donghuamen Night Market has famous and high-quality snacks across the country. Here will give you cool in summer and warm in winter.

Beijing Wangfujing Street

Wangfujing Pedestrian Street is located at east of Tiananmen Square and it is 1,800 meters totally. Today, Wangfujing has been rebuilt to be a flourishing comprehensive business pedestrian street. Rebuilt Wangfujing shapes the structure of golden cross, focus on the crossroads of west exit of Jinyu Hutong, the east street is hotel street, the west is the leisure and snack street, the south street is he flourishing business pedestrian street and the north street is the entertainment and culture street. Wangfujing Street is the gathering place for many famous shops and shopping malls. You can buy anyone you want here without any troubles.

Dongjiaominxiang Hutong

The longest hutong – Dongjiaominxiang, is the embassy area in old Beijing. It is one of the hutongs in Dongcheng District, starts from east road of Tiananmen Square in west to Chongwenmennei Street in east, and total 3 kilometers long. It is the longest hutong of old Beijing. History leaves various western constructions in different styles, and they attract many travelers from home and abroad. The shortest hutong – Yichidajie, is only more than 10 meters, sits at southeast of east exit of Liulichang East Street. From east to west, it is worthy the name of the shortest hutong in Beijing. It has only 6 shops in 10 meters, and it is the epitome of Beijing hutong. Now, this hutong has been merged into Meimeixiejie.