On this private day tour, you will walk in the most famous and ancient commercial street of Beijing to find it's charming history. Then you will taste local food in a restaurant in this zone. Then go to the Laoshe Teahouse to watch a fantastic tranditional chinese cultural show.
Your private guide and personal driver will meet you in your hotel lobby by 5 pm at your hotel lobby. Then you will head for the Dashilar Street in public transportation.The street should be the most ancient, famous and distinctive commercial street in hutongs of Beijing. Located outside the Qianmen, it takes dozens of steps to walk from southwest of Tiananmen Square to its east end. The prosperous classes of the ancient Beijing nurtured its business. Now, Dashilar Street is famous for all kinds of stores with an antique flavor. Many people come here to experience the relics of historic wealth. Every day there are 150,000-160,000 visitors. On weekends and public holidays, this increases to more than 200,000.Dashilar Street originated in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and was finally completed in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) by local people, who put wooden fences at both ends. In the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) and beyond, it was enlarged and grew in prosperity day by day. Since then the hutong acquired its name: Dashilar.Although Dashilar Street has a history of more than 500 years, most of the ancient architecture is well preserved. Many famous old shops and time-honored brands in old Beijing still provide good products. Dinner in a local restaurant to taste Beijing specialties.Then you will be in Laoshe Tea House to see a wonderful performance (standard seat) which makes it a highlight of your night tour.From here, you'll walk back to your hotel.