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798 Art Zone, Beijing

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Located in a decommissioned military factory, 798 Art Zone represents a Bauhaus-style hub for the city's thriving artistic community. Although initially frowned upon by the Communist government, the avant-garde movement flourished within this cheap and ample workshop space, which gradually started to attract visitors and bohemians to observe the modern artistic accomplishments. Inside, you can visit many repurposed facilities, including the photo gallery, an Italian and a French café, and a Sichuan restaurant, as well as space for press conferences, fashion shows, and exhibitions. You can always ask for guide service during your visit. Make 798 Art Zone part of your personalized Beijing itinerary using our Beijing trip planner.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Worth going! Allocate at least half a day for this. Good for lots of nice architecture, shopping, pictures and cafes.  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Love this place. A place to wander aimlessly and drink in cool art and flat whites. Hipsters and families mingle along the statue strewn pathways. There are book shops, knickknack stores and western c...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    one of the best art zones I've ever seen. Huge area with dozens of shops and galleries, plenty of nice restaurants and bars. A great choice for a full day  more »

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