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Nightlife Stone Boat Bar, Beijing

This tiny, tranquil watering hole on the edge of an artificial lake in Ritan Park is the perfect place for a summer-evening cocktail. Grab an outdoor table,... more

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Nightlife Lantern, Beijing

Nightlife Bed Bar, Beijing

Set on a hutong alley in a traditional courtyard house, this softly lit bar and tapas restaurant is furnished with traditional Chinese kang beds (more like... more

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Shop Tea Street (Maliandao), Beijing

A Shangri-la for tea lovers, this enormous indoor market has 600-odd shops that seem to sell all the tea in China. Stroll among the stalls and learn about the... more

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Shop Panjiayuan Market, Beijing

If you only go shopping once in Beijing, take a trip to this colorful outdoor bazaar. Also known as the "Dirt Market," (the name comes from the long-ago days... more

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Shop Nanluo Guxiang, Beijing

While large swaths of Beijing's historic hutong districts were razed and replaced with sky malls, this small neighborhood near the Drum Tower has somehow... more

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See + Do Temples, Beijing

Beijing has dozens of ancient temples, some chaotic complexes, others quiet jewels. There are far too many to visit in one trip—but Beijing's three most... more

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See + Do Tiananmen Square, Beijing

Named for the Gate of Heavenly Peace, an entrance to the Forbidden City that stands at the north end of the square, this vast concrete expanse (it covers more... more

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See + Do Great Wall, Beijing

Stretching almost 4,000 miles across northern China, the Great Wall of China was a 1,800-year construction project designed to keep out invading Mongolian... more

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See + Do Forbidden City, Beijing

Built during the Ming dynasty by 200,000 laborers and completed in 1422, this grandiose palace sits at the heart of the modern-day capital city. The complex is... more

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See + Do 798 Dashanzi Gallery District, Beijing

Beijing's burgeoning modern art scene buzzes around this Bauhaus-inspired neighborhood. Once a factory district that produced electronics for the military,... more

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Eating Sichuan Provincial Government Restaurant, Beijing

Packed with red-faced patrons eating lip-tingling fare, this restaurant—which is indeed operated by the Sichuan provincial government and staffed solely... more

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Eating Still Thoughts Vegetarian, Beijing

Owned by Buddhists, this brightly lit, sparklingly clean restaurant serves flavorful dishes, all made without meat, onions, garlic, or leeks (the last three are... more

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Eating Pure Lotus, Beijing

Entering Pure Lotus is like stumbling into a pleasantly surreal dream world. The nondescript parking lot entrance is disconcerting until smiling robed guides... more

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Eating Mei Fu, Beijing

Step into 1930s elegance at this impeccably restored courtyard restaurant, inspired by the great Peking opera star Mei Lanfang (a man who specialized in women's... more

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Eating Dali Courtyard, Beijing

This small hutong restaurant is a hidden gem. Tucked down a narrow alley in a converted house, it serves home-cooked treats from southwest Yunnan province. The... more

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Opposite House
Hotel Opposite House, Beijing

Encased in tinted green glass and opened just in time for the 2008 Olympics, the interior of this artsy 99-room lodge, by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, is... more


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Hotel Côté Cour S.L.
Hotel Hotel Côté Cour S.L., Beijing

Tucked down an old Beijing lane between the Forbidden City and the nightlife spots of Chaoyang District, this small, friendly hotel occupies a lovingly restored... more


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Commune by the Great Wall Kempinski
Hotel Commune by the Great Wall Kempinski, Beijing

In 2001, 12 Asian architects were asked to design their dream homes right at the base of the Badaling section of the Great Wall, an hour's drive from Beijing.... more


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