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

The best things to do this weekend
Blogs

The best things to do this weekend

Your weekend forecast of the capital's best events

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The best events to book on Time Out Tickets right now
Things to Do

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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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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China’s latest viral app makes you clap for Xi Jinping
Blogs

China’s latest viral app makes you clap for Xi Jinping

Stop what you’re doing and prove your love for China’s illustrious leader

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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
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Beijing Hutong Breakfast Tour

A tour of the best Chinese breakfast foods in the Hutongs

Every Wednesday,Sunday
UnTour
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Wolf Warriors 2

Wolf Warriors 2

A special forces officer combats sadistic mercenaries

26 Jul - 27 Oct
Cinemas around Beijing
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What's happening in Beijing

US President Trump to visit Beijing next month
Blogs

US President Trump to visit Beijing next month

Brace yourselves, the Donald is incoming

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WeChat prohibits all profile changes until the end of October
Blogs

WeChat prohibits all profile changes until the end of October

We hope you like your profile pic...

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Win tickets to Jing A's brilliant 8x8 beer festival
Blogs

Win tickets to Jing A's brilliant 8x8 beer festival

China's first ever collaborative beer festival takes place this November

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Some of our favourite bars are closed this week
Blogs

Some of our favourite bars are closed this week

As one party ends, the National Party Congress begins

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Vote now for the Time Out Beijing Bar and Club Awards 2017
Nightlife

Vote now for the Time Out Beijing Bar and Club Awards 2017

Have your say in crowning the best of Beijing's nightlife

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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

Hana
Restaurants

Hana

Sleek Japanese joint in China World Mall

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Sheng Yong Xing
Restaurants

Sheng Yong Xing

Traditional Peking duck in a contemporary setting

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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Equis
Bars

Equis

An extraordinary playground for the rich and vibrant

  • 4 out of 5 stars
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The Southern Fish (Xicheng)
Restaurants

The Southern Fish (Xicheng)

Standout Hunan cuisine in a sleek, modern setting

  • 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 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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Autumn in Beijing

Autumn in Beijing
Things to Do

Autumn in Beijing

What to do during Beijing's most delightful season

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