Nanluoguxiang is actually an ancient Hutong located in Dongcheng District. North from Gulou East Street to south to Pingan Street, Nanluoguxiang has a width of 8 meters and length of 787 meters. As one of the most ancient streets in Beijing, Nanluoguxiang was built in Yuan Dynasty and has a history more than 740 years. On the east and west of Nanluoguxiang, there lies 8 parallel ancient Hutongs where you can have a casual stroll. Among these Hutongs, there are some former residences of some celebrities to visit.
Nanluoguxiang is an amazing place for tourists. At Nanluoguxiang, you can not only experience the local Beijing life and culture in those small alleys, also you can enjoy the collision of local and traditional Beijing life with modern commercial life in the main street of Nanluoguxiang. At Nanluoguxiang, there are numerous small shops and restaurants standing alongside the street for you to explore and enjoy.
Someone think Nanluoguxiang is fashionable and trendy as there you can buy fashionable clothes, handcrafts, souvenirs and snacks. Or Nanluoguxiang is actually quiet and decent. There are small cafes and bars along the street, but these have quiet ambient with decent inner decorations.
When walking around at Nanluoguxiang, you are not only supposed to enjoy and experience the culture and great commodities sold there but also you can buy a lot of special souvenirs and gifts in those unique stores and taste delicious snacks food there.