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South Luogu Lane

South Luogu Lane is a hutong located on the east side of the central axis of Beijing. It is 8 meters wide and total length is 787 meters. It is one of the oldest streets in Beijing and has a history of more than 740 years. From South Luogu Lane is from north to south, there are 8 hutongs lined up neatly in the east and west sides, continuing the "checkerboard pattern" since ancient times.  With numerous of former residences of celebrities, as well as specialty shops set up on South Luogu Lane, it attracts tourists from all over the world. Many oversea travelers list it as a must-see attraction in Beijing and love to experience "Lost in Beijing". It has gradually become a new fashion landmark and was selected by the American Times magazine as one of the 25 places in Asia where you have to go for fun. In fact, since the Ming and Qing Dynasties, this area has been a "rich area" where many dignified officials and celebrities lived. From generals to royal families, from the president of the Beiyang government to the president of the Kuomintang, from the literary masters to the painting masters, each hutong is seared with the stigma of history.

South Luogu Lane (Beijing)

Location: East side of the central axis of Beijing

Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours

Opening Hours:All day

Category:Cultural landscape

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