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798 Art Zone s a fashionable contemporary art community in Beijing. It is a collection of art galleries, artists’ studios, fashion designers’ boutiques, quirky cafes and many public art. All nestled in a 1950’s Communist-era military and industrial buildings! Thus, it is interesting to see the juxtapose between the proletarian roots and the cutting-edge China’s art scene. The 798 Art District has become an important hub for international art exhibitions and activities.

Address: No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100015
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10am – 6pm; Closed Mondays
Direction: Subway Line 10 to Sanyuanqiao Station, Exit C then take Bus 401 to Dashanzi Lukou Nan stop; Bus 401/402/405/445/909/946/955/973/988/991 to Dashanzi Lukou Nan stop or Wangyefen stop
Phone: +86 010-59789798
Website: www.798art.org

Photo credit: China Travel Compass, Jirka Matousek, Jo Schmaltz, Gavin Anderson