Beijing - Dashilar & Xicheng South (PDF Chapter)
This is the Dashilar & Xīchéng South chapter from Lonely Planet’s Iceland guidebook.
Spend a morning visiting Dashilar’s shops, before lunch at a small restaurant on Dazhalan Xijie. Explore the nearby laneways, once the red-light district of old Peking; later, catch a show at one of the local theatres.
- peruse the historic shopping street of Dashilar, home to some of the oldest and most prestigious emporiums in the city
- wind your way through the fascinating hútòng west of Meishi Jie, which retain a local neighbourhood character in the face of rapid-fire development
- check out the capital’s largest Muslim neighbourhood around Niújiē Mosque.
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.