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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. Work out when and for how long to visit 798 Art Zone and other Beijing attractions using our handy Beijing vacation route planner.
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  • A staple of Beijing of beautiful expos, Fashion, cool restaurants neighborhood. Always nice ballads. Too bad that cars could now cross the area
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  • The 798 art district used to be home to lots of up and coming artists but it's been westernised/touristised and there are more restaurants than studios now. There are still some interesting galleries ...  more »
  • 大学时期听说北京798艺术区不错一直没来,毕业后来转转有点后悔,因为印象中的艺术区幻灭了,我看到的798是拍照区➕购物区。其实本身也没有那么差啦,只是跟我想象中差太多,想去看的胖友们可以去转转。  more »