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

The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now
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The best 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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Our favourite #timeoutbeijing Instagram photos of the week
Living in Beijing

Our favourite #timeoutbeijing Instagram photos of the week

You came, you saw, you Insta'd (and we loved it)

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The best things to do this week
Blogs

The best things to do this week

Featuring Bob Moses, the NCPA dance festival and lots and lots of turkey

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Fight the frost with these spicy winter dishes
Restaurants

Fight the frost with these spicy winter dishes

Turn up the heat with the best of China’s spicy cuisine

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Scala & Kolacny Brothers

Scala & Kolacny Brothers

The hugely popular indie-rock choir performs hits from Radiohead and more

01 Dec
Beijing Concert Hall (北京音乐厅)
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Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

Cirque du Soleil: Kooza

A dazzling spectacle of jaw-dropping acrobatics and theatrical ingenuity

16-24 Dec
Chaoyang Park (朝阳公园)
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Beijing hutong breakfast tour
Things to DoBuy tickets

Beijing hutong breakfast tour

Gorge on the best Chinese breakfast foods in this tour of the hutongs

Every Wednesday,Sunday
UnTour
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John 5 and the Creatures

John 5 and the Creatures

The Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson guitarist rocks out at Tango

26 Nov
Tango
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What's happening in Beijing

The best films at the cinema this week
Film

The best films at the cinema this week

A selection of the best movies currently screening in Beijing

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The best shows in Beijing this November
Stage

The best shows in Beijing this November

The best theatre, dance and classical music in Beijing this November

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TAUM Festival
Nightlife

TAUM Festival

A three-day multi-venue, multi-label fiesta of electronic music

24-26 Nov
Various locations
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Where to get your turkey fix this Thanksgiving
Blogs

Where to get your turkey fix this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving feasts with all the trimmings

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It’s about to get very cold and very polluted
Blogs

It’s about to get very cold and very polluted

Sigh. Time to strap on those face masks again

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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

Unico
Bars

Unico

Slick Sanlitun gastro-lounge that belies its shopping mall location

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Migas Mercado
Restaurants

Migas Mercado

A new location from the award-winning Migas team

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Jing A Brewpub
Bars

Jing A Brewpub

Beers, barbecue and a bloody good time awaits at this craft brew stronghold

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Il Ristorante
Restaurants

Il Ristorante

Incredibly luxe hotel restaurant that doesn't quite hit the mark

  • 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 25 best dishes
Restaurants

Beijing's 25 best dishes

Don't leave Beijing without sampling these moreish delights

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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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50 things to do in Beijing
Visiting Beijing

50 things to do in Beijing

Whether you're in Beijing for 72 hours or a decade, don't miss the 50 best things to do in the city

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Winter in Beijing

Winter in Beijing
Things to Do

Winter in Beijing

Things to do, the festive season, keeping healthy and more

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