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Huguang Guild Hall(Peking Opera)

3 Hufang Road, Xicheng District | Beijing Subway: Hufangqiao Station, Exit D, Beijing 100050, China
+86 133 8133 8480
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There are so many histories behind this hall. On August 25th, 1912, the Chinese Nationalist Pary(KMT) was founded at the guild hall at a convention of the Revolutionary Alliance, led by famous Sun Yat-sen, and five smaller pro-revolution parties...more
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3 Hufang Road, Xicheng District | Beijing Subway: Hufangqiao Station, Exit D, Beijing 100050, China
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+86 133 8133 8480
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We just got back from a great evening at Huguang Guild Hall. We found a great deal on tickets online, reserved them in the morning, and payed when we got there. The building where the opera is performed is very old, and looks like something...More

1  Thank Eric S
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pekingopera L, Owner at Huguang Guild Hall(Peking Opera), responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Eric S Thanks for your feedback,we all enjoy sharing with your experience. Best regards!

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

It's pretty much cold on the outside, temp is warm in the inside. Classical theater layout with lots of history in it. There's a small museum beside the hall and a restaurant too. My king of place.

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pekingopera L, Manager at Huguang Guild Hall(Peking Opera), responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hi, I am Peking Opera,thanks for your feedback.

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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Much better than I expected; free snacks on arrival, two thirty minute shows that are followable despite not understanding any of the speech.

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pekingopera L, Manager at Huguang Guild Hall(Peking Opera), responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Hi,thanks for your helpful review.

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Never been an opera buff but as it was on our agenda and was already pre booked so we gave it a go. The stage was huge and only a handful of actors / dancers / singers involved but the highly pitched singing was not...More

1  Thank NORMAN E
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

It was a real sleeper to discover how wonderful Chinese Opera really is and this is the best of the best. Wonderful stories depicted in such a dramatic fashion.

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Wasn't here for very long. Enjoyed what we saw. Wouldn't want to be here for more than around an hour.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were very interested to experience traditional Peking opera and are glad we had the opportunity to. The Huguang Guild Hall has a 200-year history and is worth visiting. It is interesting to see that dancing and acting is given as much emphasis as singing,...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Seriously thought this would be bad, but I was pleasantly surprised. It was really interesting, and they did it so that non-English speakers can understand what's going on. The theater itself was interesting also. If you want to get into the local culture, this is...More

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Reviewed 25 December 2016

Something like Peking Opera is bound to get mixed reviews which has probably nothing to do with the actual quality of the venue as a peking opera stage. Huguang Guild Hall is one of the most authentic ones in Beijing, and can be challenging for...More

3  Thank Kangdae S
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This show provides a useful insight into the magical and different world of Chinese Opera. The length of the show is just right - about 75mins with a short interval. this is better than having to sit through over 3 hours of a full opera...More

Thank Simon B
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When we went last night, people ranged from jeans and T-shirt to smart casual. No one was really dressed up. It is a very casual-feeling place.
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