Area guide: Tiananmen Square, Qianmen and Dashilar

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

The tourist trio of Tiananmen, Qianmen and Dashilar has everything from the mighty Tiananmen Square to tiny cafés tucked away in the Dashilar hutongs, which is just what you need after a day of serious sightseeing. This area also has some of Beijing's best boutiques featuring cutting-edge contemporary design, so make sure to give yourself plenty of time to explore the heart of old Beijing.

Cafés

Spoonful of Sugar
Restaurants

Spoonful of Sugar

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Soloist Coffee Co (Dashilar)
Restaurants

Soloist Coffee Co (Dashilar)

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Living Room Coffee and Hostel
Restaurants

Living Room Coffee and Hostel

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Restaurants

Capital M
Restaurants

Capital M

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Deyuan Roast Duck (德缘烤鸭店)
Restaurants

Deyuan Roast Duck (德缘烤鸭店)

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Suzuki Kitchen (Dashilar)

Suzuki Kitchen (Dashilar)

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The Southern Fish
Restaurants

The Southern Fish

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Attractions

Tiananmen Square (天安门广场)
Things to Do

Tiananmen Square (天安门广场)

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Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (毛泽东纪念堂)
Things to Do

Chairman Mao Memorial Hall (毛泽东纪念堂)

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Forbidden City (故宫)
Things to Do

Forbidden City (故宫)

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National Museum of China (中国国家博物馆)
Things to Do

National Museum of China (中国国家博物馆)

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Things to do

Blue Note
Music

Blue Note

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Dashilar Art Space
Art

Dashilar Art Space

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Shopping

Neiliansheng
Shopping

Neiliansheng

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Liubiju Pickle and Sauce Shop (六必居)
Shopping

Liubiju Pickle and Sauce Shop (六必居)

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Zhengyang Bookstore (正阳书局)
Shopping

Zhengyang Bookstore (正阳书局)

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Triple Major (药)
Shopping

Triple Major (药)

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Ubi Gallery
Art

Ubi Gallery

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Hotels and hostels

Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel

Tiananmen Best Year Courtyard Hotel

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New World Beijing Hotel

New World Beijing Hotel

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Leo's Hostel
Hotels

Leo's Hostel

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