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Discover the best Beijing events, things to do, restaurants, gigs and nightlife

Mandatory garbage sorting will be implemented in Beijing soon
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Mandatory garbage sorting will be implemented in Beijing soon

Trash, sorted

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What to watch at the 7th China Women's Film Festival

What to watch at the 7th China Women's Film Festival

Mainland's only film festival dedicated to women returns to Beijing this October 19 to 27

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New autumn eats and drinks you should try in Beijing

New autumn eats and drinks you should try in Beijing

Get into the fall spirit with these delish offerings

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The communists are in: A guide to Beijing’s best communist sites

The communists are in: A guide to Beijing’s best communist sites

Take a journey along Beijing’s communist trail

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The best tickets to buy this October

The best tickets to buy this October

Book ahead – these events are going to sell out fast

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What's happening in Beijing

Yay or nay? A space panda and lantern baby unveiled as Beijing 2022 Olympic mascots

Yay or nay? A space panda and lantern baby unveiled as Beijing 2022 Olympic mascots

The Winter 2022 Olympic mascots revealed and roasted

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8 things people in Beijing ignore that no one else would
Living in Beijing

8 things people in Beijing ignore that no one else would

If you didn't even know these were a thing, you're already a true beijinger

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9 of Beijing's best record shops you should visit at least once
Shopping

9 of Beijing's best record shops you should visit at least once

Forget Spotify, the best place for recommendations is a record store

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Here's what 782 million tourists look like during Golden Week

Here's what 782 million tourists look like during Golden Week

More travellers, and more low-steppers this year

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Five quirky facts about Beijing we bet you don't know but should

Five quirky facts about Beijing we bet you don't know but should

Brush up on your local know-how with these lesser-known Beijing facts

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Autumn in Beijing

7 of the best places to see autumn leaves in Beijing
Things to Do

7 of the best places to see autumn leaves in Beijing

Top locations to see autumn leaves in Beijing and beyond

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Autumn activities in Beijing
Blogs

Autumn activities in Beijing

These are some of our favourite things to do as the temperature drops

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The best parks for picnics in Beijing
Things to Do

The best parks for picnics in Beijing

Get your hampers ready and head for one of these picnic-friendly parks

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Beijing's best cocktail bars
Bars

Beijing's best cocktail bars

These swanky joints will thrill with top-notch mixed drinks

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Beijing area guides

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: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

Area guide: Tiananmen, Qianmen + Dashilar

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

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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: Greater Gulou

Area guide: Greater Gulou

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

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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: 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: 798

Area guide: 798

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

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Latest bar and restaurant reviews

First look: Made in China menu launched at Jing Yaa Tang

First look: Made in China menu launched at Jing Yaa Tang

Dine like a state official at Jing Yaa Tang with their latest national banquet-inspired menu

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First look: UNION

First look: UNION

An elegant, social hotspot bringing the Silk Road to Beijing

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First look: Burger Box

First look: Burger Box

Fast food feels a whole less guilty at the new burger joint by the team behind healthy dining chain Moka Bro

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The best of Beijing

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing
Restaurants

The 100 best restaurants in Beijing

Time Out's top 100 restaurants, cafes and places to eat in China's capital city

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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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Beijing's best shops
Shopping

Beijing's best shops

Beijing's best boutiques, bookshops, gifts stores and more

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Beijing's best museums
Things to Do

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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