Beijing which is the capital of China has a lot of historical and cultural destinations to visit. Besides all of that, located near from Beijing, there also offer ancient and artistic villages around where visitors could enjoy stunning and amazing landscapes around. There are three top village descriptions below:
1. Hancunhe Village
It is a modern village which located 40 kilometers southwest away from Beijing. Once poor village, the now turned into one modern village. Visitor could find such facilities like park, department store, hotel, swimming pool, cinema, travel agency, post office, hospital and education center. Many people facilities were also built very modern with advance and good qualities.
Beautiful flowers and trees are planted everywhere, all the villager villa-type houses in both traditional Chinese and European architectural style. They turned the undeveloped village into a beautiful metropolitan garden. It's also an ideal place to buy really fresh vegetables.
Chatting and talking with some locals will also be a fun and unusually thing to do to get closer to many locals in China. Visit the museum of development of the village will let visitors know about history of the village.
2. Zhuishikou Village
The other famous village called Zhuishihou Village located close to Tailing, one of the 13 Ming Tombs in Beijing. It is located 50 kms north of Beijing city and surrounded by the hills with a stream in front of its entrance. Zhuishikou village is one of the 30 villages under Changling Township in Changping District. There are 140 households in the village with about 450 villagers.
Visitors could breathe some fresh air, enjoy calm and peaceful village far from the city. Visit some local residents and have a chit chat to know better about local culture, life style and habits of the village life in Beijing.
3. Chuandixia Ancient Village
Chuandixia Ancient Village located in the west area of Mentougou District, 90 kilometers west of downtown Beijing. It is an ancient mountain village with peaceful tranquilities, characteristic architecture and natural beauty. It is home to 500 well preserved courtyard homes dating to the Ming and Qing dynasties. Many of these homes have been converted into inns offering food and lodging to travelers.
Chuandixia Ancient Village has unique scenery and still stands in a quiet valley with little temples, mountain paths and numerous family-owned inns and restaurants. Visitors could climb up in to the hills surround the village and see the beautiful view of the village with delightful little temples. Because of its beauty, the village also has become a famous object for painters and photographers.
Beijing Villages are highly recommended for the walk with blue skies, authentic local cuisine, fresh air. It has become suitable place to escape from the crowd and busy city.