Huguosi Snack Street

This traditional snack street with the history of more than 300 years offers over 80 kinds of Beijing snacks, and is one of the most famous and popular snack streets in Beijing.

Food Street
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  • Recommended:

    2 hours
  • Admission:

    63 RMB
  • Opening Hours:

    All day

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Huguosi Snack Street

Huguosi Snack Street is a traditional snack street with the history of more than 300 years and offers over 80 kinds of Beijing snacks. It is one of the most famous and popular snack streets in Beijing. Huguosi Snack Street originates from the ancient tradition of the Huguosi Temple fair during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), which was held on the 8th day in each month of Chinese lunar calendar. During the temple fair, there were various Beijing-flavor snacks which have been passed down generation...

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Huguosi Snack Street

Huguosi Snack Street is a traditional snack street with the history of more than 300 years and offers over 80 kinds of Beijing snacks. It is one of the most famous and popular snack streets in Beijing. Huguosi Snack Street originates from the ancient tradition of the Huguosi Temple fair during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), which was held on the 8th day in each month of Chinese lunar calendar. During the temple fair, there were various Beijing-flavor snacks which have been passed down generation by generation. Most Huguosi snacks are visually appealing and sweet in flavor and are considered as representative Beijing snacks. In 1956, the Beijing Municipal Government founded the Huguosi Snack Bar, and invited many traditional snacks makers to work there. Now it has developed into one of Beijing’s largest chain store serving traditional and authentic Beijing snacks.

  • Huguo Temple

    Built in the Yuan Dynasty, Huguo Temple is one of the eight temples in Beijing. It was formerly the mansion of Tuo Ketuo, prime minister of the Yuan Dynasty, named Chongguo Temple. In the 61th year (1722) of Emperor Kangxi, it was repaired by Beile (a rank of the Manchu nobility below that of the Prince) of Mongolia, and named Huguo Temple or West Temple, echos the Longfu Temple (East Temple).

  • Traditional and authentic snacks

    Typical old Beijing snacks are available here and they are all inexpensive and delicious. Huguosi Snack Bar is famous for Wandouhuang (pea flour cake), Douzhi (mung bean milk), Jiaoquan (crisp fried ring of dough), Aiwowo (rice cake), Lvdagun (rolling donkey), Steamed Rice Cakes with Sweet Stuffing, Soybean Cake, Egg Pancake, and Sesame Pancake, etc..

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Address : Huguosi Street, Xicheng District

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