The Princes, Pawns & Provocateurs Experience
Find out why the Mongolians built Beijing’s first hutongs, see for yourself what traditional Beijingers get up to when they think nobody is looking, and discover how a warlord managed to return to Beijing in a coffin alive. All this plus table tennis with the locals, a rickshaw ride, water calligraphy, and much more besides.
- Walk around Beijing’s historic hutongs, and learn how to identify their age and Feng Shui, and who’s copying it.
- Find out how ancient Beijing moved a million people into the city and how long it took for them to leave.
- Visit a traditional home and discover why its famous resident was so contradictory.
- Learn about the extraordinary technical achievement that is Beijing’s 500 year old bell tower.