What's it really like to live in Beijing? Help us find out!

Is Beijing a bad place to eat or the best city on earth?

We may be biased, but is there any city in the world better than Beijing? We want you to tell us (again)!

Last year, we asked over 15,000 of you lovely Time Out readers what your thoughts were on the best (and worst) parts of the city you live in. The results told us that 76 percent of us Beijingers said we enjoy living here, 65 percent of you went to the cinema in the past week, 68 percent went to a bar and a whopping 10 percent of revellers stayed out until sunrise in the previous seven long, cold nights. Sirs, madams and anyone in between: we salute you.

But, we want to know what you think now. If you're new to Beijing, or if you've been here since time immemorial, we want your thoughts on what it's like to live in this big, beautiful, sometimes blue-skied city of ours. What's your favourite neighbourhood? Which neighbourhood do you think is most overrated? How's it making friends here? Do you like the food you can find around town? What about the watering holes?

Take the Time Out Index 2019 survey right now (before the beginning of March) and let us know if Beijing should definitely be ranked higher than 22nd. Side note: You should turn on your favourite wall-jumping service for the best experience.

It should only take you about 10 minutes, and it's a fun way to entertain yourself while waiting for your waimai driver or sitting in some traffic.

And, since we know you love going on holiday just as much as you enjoy living here, we'll reward you at the end by revealing your soul city (a.k.a. the place you absolutely must visit this year) based on your answers.

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