Beijing area guides

Get the most out of Beijing with our guides to each of its vibrant neighbourhoods

Area guide: Sanlitun

Area guide: Sanlitun

The expat hot spot is home to some of the city's most exciting places to eat, drink and party

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Area guide: Greater Gulou

Area guide: Greater Gulou

Hit up the hutongs for vintage shops, poppin' bars and more

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Area guide: Tiananmen Square, Qianmen and Dashilar

Area guide: Tiananmen Square, Qianmen and Dashilar

Big ticket tourist attractions as well as cosier local joints in the heart of old Beijing

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Area guide: 798

Area guide: 798

Beijing's famous art district has world-class galleries as well as restaurants, bars and shopping

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Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Area guide: Liangmaqiao

Hit up the embassy district for great Japanese food as well as some hidden cheap eats

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Area guide: Wangjing

Area guide: Wangjing

Head to Beijing's Korean district for street markets, groundbreaking design, and lots and lots of kimchi

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Area guide: CBD

Area guide: CBD

Beijing's business district has more to offer than just banks and skyscrapers

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Area guide: Wudaokou

Area guide: Wudaokou

Head to the universities' district for cheap restaurants, markets and bars

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Area guide: Xicheng

Area guide: Xicheng

Head westside for off-the-beaten-path gems

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Explore Beijing

Beijing's best tours and tour companies
Visiting Beijing

Beijing's best tours and tour companies

Discover the best of Beijing with the city's most trusted tour operators

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The alternative Beijing tourist guide
Visiting Beijing

The alternative Beijing tourist guide

Beijingers and tourists alike can check out these less-seen sights

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So you've got 24 hours in Beijing...
Visiting Beijing

So you've got 24 hours in Beijing...

Pack it all in in one day and one night in Beijing

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More things to do in Beijing

10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying
Visiting Beijing

10 Chinese restaurants you can't leave Beijing without trying

10 of the best Beijing Chinese restaurants for BJ first timers

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Beijing's best museums
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Beijing's best museums

A complete guide to the city's museums whether you want to discover art, history or bees

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The ultimate guide to Beijing's music scene

The ultimate guide to Beijing's music scene

The things you need to know about Beijing's music scene

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A beginner's guide to Beijing nightlife
Nightlife

A beginner's guide to Beijing nightlife

An essential introduction to the best bars, clubs and parties in Beijing

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