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20 brilliant vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Beijing
Restaurants

20 brilliant vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Beijing

Vegetarian, vegan or just fancy something different? We've got you covered

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Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China
Things to Do

Time Out's ultimate guide to The National Museum of China

Navigate 1.7 million years of Chinese history under one 65,000-square-metre roof

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The best films to see in Beijing this January
Film

The best films to see in Beijing this January

The best screenings and general release films in Beijing this month

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Beijing's best foreign-language bookshops
Books

Beijing's best foreign-language bookshops

Bookstores to suit all bookworms

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Kodaline

Kodaline

Irish indie folk superstars head to Beijing

18 Feb
Tango
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Craig David

Craig David

British heartthrob and international pop sensation is coming to Beijing

24 Feb
Beijing Exhibition Center
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School of Rock

School of Rock

Andrew Lloyd Webber takes on a classic comedy in winning new musical

22-24 Mar , 23-24 Mar
Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre (天桥艺术中心)
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What's happening in Beijing

Beyond the steppe: Travelling in Mongolia
Travel

Beyond the steppe: Travelling in Mongolia

Mongolia can seem intimidating to outsiders, but know where to look and you’ll find a surprisingly hospitable tourist destination

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2018 in review
Blogs

2018 in review

From pollution news to Shaquille O'Neal, 2018 had it all

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4 great Beijing foodie walking tours
Restaurants

4 great Beijing foodie walking tours

Hit the street to discover Beijing's best food

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The best new Beijing bars and clubs of 2018
Bars

The best new Beijing bars and clubs of 2018

From swanky cocktail lounges to cosy hole-in-the-walls, here are the most exciting openings of 2018

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Exceptional events to book on Time Out Tickets right now
Things to Do

Exceptional events to book on Time Out Tickets right now

The best concerts, films, comedy shows and more on Time Out Tickets

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Winter in Beijing

Beijing's best outdoor ice skating rinks
Things to Do

Beijing's best outdoor ice skating rinks

Head to these rinks around town before they all melt

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Soak it in at our pick of Beijing's hot springs
Health & Wellness

Soak it in at our pick of Beijing's hot springs

We tested the waters to find the best hot springs to wash away winter blues

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8 to try: hot cocktails
Bars

8 to try: hot cocktails

Warm up with these boozy treats

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Where to drink mulled wine in Beijing this winter
Bars

Where to drink mulled wine in Beijing this winter

Booze, spice and everything nice

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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

Boxing Cat Brewery
Bars

Boxing Cat Brewery

Knockout pub fare and beers from Shanghai brew experts

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Maru
Restaurants

Maru

Modern Korean cuisine from celebrity chef Andrew Ahn

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Arch
Bars

Arch

A cosy cocktail bar slinging exceptional quaffs

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Royal Stacks
Restaurants

Royal Stacks

American-style burgers and shakes from Australia

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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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 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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100 best Mainland Chinese films

100 best Mainland Chinese films

The best movies of all time as picked by 88 international film experts

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