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Explore at your leisure
Keep an eye out for the flurry of beeping cars and bikes fighting down the lane or hire a trishaw and explore the hutong in comfort
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A range of options
Down these lanes lie stores, bars, restaurants and cafes along with public conveniences for the local community.
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Safeguarding the future
China's rapid development has led the numbers of hutongs to drop dramatically, however some have been awarded heritage-listed protection.
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A community space
Hutongs are synonymous with Beijing, threaded throughout the backstreets and forming an open area for neighbourhoods.
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Unnamed streets
Hutongs are narrow lanes and alleys formed by the lines of siheyuan traditional courtyards.
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