Travel to China and discover the hutongs China's narrow alleys that have become part of Chinese culture.
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North of the Forbidden City the old neighborhood the Huton had been preserved though many had fallen to the hands of developers in new high-rise apartments. In this neighborhood the bell and drum towers are the most significant landmarks,
Huton literally means well and it is around well that living townhouse like this developed and spread. Beijing is now actively preserving the old Huton district that are marked by narrow alleys and lanes. These old neighborhood provide a glimpse in to city life in the capital for many generations.