Your ultimate guide to Beijing

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

Beijing's best day trips: lakes and rivers
Things to Do

Beijing's best day trips: lakes and rivers

Natural life abounds just a tadpole's jump from Beijing

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The best things to do in Beijing this weekend
Blogs

The best things to do in Beijing this weekend

Your weekend guide to the best of Beijing

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This year's Australian Writers Week authors on their pick of the lit
Books

This year's Australian Writers Week authors on their pick of the lit

We chat to Morris Gleitzman, Graeme Simsion and Julie Koh about their literary must-haves

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8 ways to adopt, foster or help rescue animals in Beijing
Living in Beijing

8 ways to adopt, foster or help rescue animals in Beijing

Help out a fluffy thing in need

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Where to see spring flowers in Beijing
Things to Do

Where to see spring flowers in Beijing

Get a dose of flower power at the city's sweetest spring spots

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Book with Time Out Tickets

School of Rock

School of Rock

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

22-24 Mar , 23-24 Mar
Beijing Tianqiao Performing Arts Centre
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2019 Beijing Invitational Craft Beer Festival
Things to DoBuy tickets

2019 Beijing Invitational Craft Beer Festival

Free-flow craft beer from some of the world's finest breweries

29 Mar , 30 Mar , 31 Mar
TRB Copper
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National Geographic: A New Age of Exploration 2.0

National Geographic: A New Age of Exploration 2.0

The exhibition showcasing the magazine's stunning history returns

Every day except Monday
Beijing World Art Museum (中华世纪坛世界艺术馆)
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MØ

The fierce pop star returns to Beijing

09 Apr
Tango
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What's happening in Beijing

First look: Tease by CreatureS
Blogs

First look: Tease by CreatureS

Fusion soul food from Singaporean slingers

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9 great things to do at Beijing's new flagship Lego store
Shopping

9 great things to do at Beijing's new flagship Lego store

Follow the Lego brick road

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Win tickets to Beijing's first Cherry Coffee Festival

Win tickets to Beijing's first Cherry Coffee Festival

What is this? A festival for caffeine-fiends?

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Wrong Assessment: 'I think techno, like every form of art, can be therapeutic'
Nightlife

Wrong Assessment: 'I think techno, like every form of art, can be therapeutic'

We chat to the intriguing physiotherapist-slash-DJ ahead of his Beijing debut

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The 48 best cities in the world in 2019
City life

The 48 best cities in the world in 2019

We surveyed 34,000 city-dwellers to rank the best cities in the world right now. Ready?

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Spring in Beijing

Beijing's best outdoor bars
Bars

Beijing's best outdoor bars

The city's prime spots to sip a drink in the open air

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Beijing's best al fresco dining spots
Restaurants

Beijing's best al fresco dining spots

We recommend the best spots for dining outdoors in Beijing

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12 awesome things to do this spring in Beijing
Blogs

12 awesome things to do this spring in Beijing

The warm weather is here! Make the most of it with these activities

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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

Lievito
Restaurants

Lievito

Serious pizza with serious results from the team behind Mercante

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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50/50
Bars

50/50

Laidback Xingfucun haunt serving up playful cocktails

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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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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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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