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798 Art Zone

No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
+86 10 5978 9798
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
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+86 10 5978 9798
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Definitely not like most other parts of BJ, 798 has a number of interesting things to offer. Besides the obvious artsy stuff, there are some really cool cafes and small restaurants there as well. From time to time, different galleries throw small events which can...More

Thank Easy2Complain
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place is pretty spread out so how long the visit will take depends on how much you would like to see. The weather is another factor. I did not see any work that spoke to me (don't get me wrong, there are interesting things),...More

Thank JC13542
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large block of buildings on a reclaimed industrial site some way from the CBD (although the CBD is a huge expanse it is difficult to site exactly its boundaries, so some distance from the main tourist hotels - Y70-80 in taxi) Great...More

Thank Webster27
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great district to walk around and take in the art and shops. Don't go expecting the Louvre, but if you just need a place to undwind and see a bit of lighthearted (and perhaps serious) art, 789 is a nice area to...More

1  Thank FraSea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visit was a waste of time, there are no information in english and it is a disorganized place, just a few art things and non interesting galerys, any american modern art museum is much better

Thank Felipe N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited a few times and each time there has been new attractions to see. They change the art and sculpture areas regularly. There are places to eat and drink and shop. It is worth a visit and to wonder around at leisure on...More

Thank alpineheath12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend a day just wandering around getting lost with the indoor and outdoor artworks of various styles. I had lunch at a eatalia an Italian restaurant while I was there (separate review). A must when visiting Beijing.

Thank umjustsaying
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many exhibitions and galleries in this art centre. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a camera and then let your 5 senses embrace all the creative and artistic elements of 798 Art Zone

Thank Colin L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

798 Art Zone is a must visit if you have any interest in art. Even if the increase of commercial commerce has bloomed lately at the art zone, there are still many interesting galleries and museums to visit. They show the latest trends in the...More

Thank Rolf L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around getting the feeling of the “soho” in Beijing and in China’s capital. WE haven’t allocated the quarter sufficient time – at leat recommend a full afternoon at least. The quarter includes many galleries, small designer shops , “revolutionary” graffiti’ & many...More

Thank Shlomo S
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thirteen101
What's the best way to get there from the airport folks ?
13 May 2017|
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Response from Shane T | Reviewed this property |
I use the China version of Uber. Called didi.
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ukuTH
Has anybody heard of a shop called Circle Ukulele Shop which from what I read is located at 798 Art District? I like to get the address of this shop. Can anybody help? Thanks.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Joaelk | Reviewed this property |
If you search Circle Ukulele Bejing Pressreader, you will find an article about this shop. It doesn't have an address, but at the end of the article, the author's email address is posted. I would give it to you here, but... More
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Rubyeva
Are the galleries and shops open on Mondays?
19 March 2017|
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Response from ktjoso | Reviewed this property |
Good question. I think a lot of the larger spaces may be closed (since it is common for museums - especially western ones - to close to the public on Mondays). Many Chinese museums and galleries do close on Mondays. Some on... More
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