Beijing Village Tour
Traditional Chinese villages are the carrier of
folk cultures and customs, some old villages are rich in cultural
heritage, and are located in enchanting mountains with beautiful
scenery. Visiting villages which are off the beaten track is a perfect
way to escape the busy life found in large cities or towns, and
is a good, relaxing manner to simply enjoy life. We recommend some
ancient or modern villages around Beijing for you to explore. The
four villages below are the most visited by tourists.
ancient village: a unique mountain
village which is 60 kilometers away from Beijing. This village is
situated at the valley of Jingxi mountain area, and it is famous
for its well protected 500 Ming and Qing dynasty-style garth houses
owned by seventy families, ancient but stainless.
urbanized village: A closest ancient village in Beijing, about
over 20-minute drive from the center of Beijing. Now it is more
like an urbanized village than a rustic countryside. Most of local
landless farmers live on land lease, but still keep some aspects
of Chinese traditional way of life.
modern Village: Once a poor village, it has now become one of
China model villages. You can find such facilities like park, department
store, hotel, swimming pool, cinema, travel agency, post office,
hospital and education center there.
ZhuiShiKou common village: The village is sandwiched
by the hills with a stream in front of its entrance. It is a very
common village you can find on the outskirts of Beijing. This village
is one of the 30 villages under Changling Township in Changping
District. There are 140 households in the village with about 450