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Wudaokou, Beijing

(3.7/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Wudaokou, whose name is a literal reference to the fifth level crossing of the Jingbao Railway, is a neighborhood in the Haidian District of North West Beijing. It is around 10km from the center of Beijing, between the fourth and fifth ring roads, and has good public transport links including a train station on Line 13 (the CityRail line) of the Beijing Subway. It became a commercial center in Haidian during the 1950s following the establishment of several universities. Until as recently as 2001 the area consisted mainly of Hutong neighborhoods and late 1960s apartment blocks, but major development has erased many of these old structures, replacing them with luxury apartments and technology parks. Some may also refer to Wudaokou as Koreatown, for the large number of Koreans in the area.LocationWudaokou is close to a large number of universities and research institutes, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Beihang University, Beijing Language and Culture University, Beijing Forestry University, University of Science and Technology Beijing, and China University of Geosciences, and as such has a large student population. Google's China office is also located here.
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  • This is located as center for 5-6 universities and students specially Foreigners prefer to go there almost every second day or even everyday for different sorts of requirements. Some live there, some ...  more »
  • Koreans love it because it has a lot of Korean influence. If you like to party, this is a great place for you as there are lots of clubs and bars and day-cafe that becomes night-time bar. However this...  more »
  • In this area there are several educational institutions in Beijing, so young people are the main inhabitants of the region. Sufficient number of restaurants here, where you can have a cheap and tasty meal, a very big selection! Recommend to visit, if were nearby.
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  • Find everything you need here. In the supermarket cereal in bulk. Large selection of shoes. Rooftop Café.
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