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No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
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This bustling area is a hub for contemporary Chinese art with a wide array of different styles. This old factory compound has been perfectly converted to house numerous galleries and bookshops & cafes.
All reviews industrial area small galleries shops and cafes spend an afternoon few hours on display every corner walk around worth the trip factory sculptures gallery china installation graffiti subway culture
I've been here twice, once in the dead of Winter (best not) and again in Spring - what a difference!
You might want to choose what you'll be doing with your day, if you want to spend it art hoping, enjoying the variety of different...More
We go here regularly. Lots of nice options for eating. The kids enjoy all the little shops interesting. Many of the galleries are free, though I struggle to understand what's going on in many of them (probably my lack of art appreciation). Just wish they...More
My wife and I took the subway and then walked about 15-20 minutes to the Art Zone. It is possible to take the bus if you figure out which one to take from the subway and know where to get off. If you can't read...More
Loved! It was certainly challenging getting there even though we were comfortable using the subway. Once we were there, we never wanted to leave. The hipster cafés, brewery’s and shops are amazing. The art studios and incredible art installations top notch. If traveling with older...More
Once the beehives for artists, it is now the tourism place with some contemporary art. The best is the bauhaus architecture in the whole complex. It is hard to believe such architecture style exists in Beijing.
The complex is fairly large. It might take a...More
We have been visiting 798 art district since 2008 when kids were toddlers, then 2011, 2013, 2015 - they were the genuine and glorious days: full of art studios and galleries filled with huge variety of contemporary and morden arts, no short of unique and...More
We weren't sure what to expect from 798 Art Zone but were pleasantly surprised. Half a day was planned and we saw and shopped a lot, but could have easily spent a whole day here exploring the plethora of independent galleries, quirky stores and unique...More
Response from Concord_MABill | Reviewed this property |
I was there earlier in the day, not past 6. But it is a big place, with lots of restaurants and other businesses that will be open late. Many of the galleries may be closed by 6, but there will be a lot to see.