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798 Art Zone

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Address: No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015, China
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+86 10 5978 9798
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This bustling area is a hub for contemporary Chinese art with a wide array...

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.

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Always something new to see

I have been three times to the 798 Art District and it get better every time! New exhibitions each time I went and as the weather got better there was more of a buzz around the... read more

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I have been three times to the 798 Art District and it get better every time! New exhibitions each time I went and as the weather got better there was more of a buzz around the place. lots are cool street art as well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The area has a very special and interesting atmosphere. Nice small shops and cafes. Lots of galleries and young people. We like it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Since the site is huge and rambling with most of the warehouses unused, you will spend a long time wandering around. All but one of the galleries we went into was free. We came away with a couple of statues from "Soul Collection" which satisfied our balance of quirky art and not over-the-top prices (600 RMB for a 10 inch... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

798 Art Zone is popular place for young people who love modern art. The exhibitions of the paintings and sculptures, pop music concerts and many kinds foods including Chinese and western are attractive to the young guys spending a day of the weekend there. All kinds stylish of arts here represent the trend of art in Beijing. Thieves love there... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very walkable area! Lots to see in an old repurposed industry factory district! Local artists to high end galleries! Interactive street art. Lots of cafes to grab a bit and refreshing cocktail! Only downside, is that it closes relatively early, around dusk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really, but its a must to see same value as the place! would be great if other cities would have such an art scene

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to 798 Art Zone over Christmas ! There was so much to see! Notwithstanding the poor air condition, we could not hold walking from one exhibitions or shops to another. The place was enormous and ensure you put in walkable shoes. The art you can see there is very diverse and you easily spent a day or two... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dont expect to go there and find some kind of true underground culture. It's kind of like Camden Town in London : you can find some interesting things and people, but mostly tourists. There are a lot of galleries though, you have to pay a fee for most of them. You really can find interesting things, up to you to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must go place for anyone who likes art at a special place. Along, there are also cafes and restaurants that are really nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed each street and piece of art. It is a big suburb with art and sculptures everywhere. Unfortunately most of the places were closed when I visited. But just walk around each street it's medical. Must visit in Beijing.

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