Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
Arario Gallery
Exhibitons from acclaimed and emerging Asian artists.
Arrow Factory
Unusual and intriguing contemporary exhibitions.
Athena Xu
Selling everything you need to make that outfit really pop. Accessorise accordingly ladies.
Awfully Chocolate
Glamorous minamalism and lots and lots of chocolate.
Beijing Curio City
To some this four storey emporium may be a shrine to tat; to others it's buried treasure.
Beijing Cycle Tour
Two wheels are often better than four and when that's the case ring these guys for a cyciel tour of the city.
Bookworm Café
A book-heavy Beijing institution.
Café Yo
Understated and refined.
Café Zarah
German breakfast and Prosecco great combination.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
CCTV Tower
A must-see Beijing landmark.
Centre for Performing Arts
Beijing's distinctive cultural venue, this is a must visit for China's greatest opera performances...
Chaoyang Theatre
THE place to see acrobatics in Beijing.
Cherry Lane
Catch the latest independent film at this art house cinema.
Daguanlou
 An historic cinema that screens all the latest Hollywood releases.
Forbidden City
Tourists flock to this awe-inspiring site for a reason.
Forbidden City Concert Hall
A grand venue in a lovely setting.
Lama Temple
Traditional Lama temple home to an incredible 18-meter-high Buddha.
Li Yuan Theatre
The home of Peking Opera.
Lu Song Yuan
Imperial courtyard hotel stuffed with charm antiques and a sense of history.
Nanshan Ski Village
You don't need to hit the Alps to ski or snowboard as this indoor complex proves.
National Art Museum
The perfect introduction to the traditional Chinese arts.
National Stadium (Bird’s Nest)
Re-live the Olympics at this impressive stadium.
Niujie Mosque
Over 500 years old this is the city's largest Mosque.
Noodle Bar
Huge bowls of traditional noodles.
Oriental Taipan Massage & Spa
White-collared business execs can't get enough of this spa which serves complimentary food with its treatments.
Panjiayuan Market
Bargain-hunters flock in their droves to this fabulous flea market; dig deep the best stuff is often hidden!
Paper
Trendy minimalist ambiance that plays host to diverse Asian dishes.
Pékin Fine Arts
Innovative work from across Asia.
Pingyao
A UNESCO World Heritage site truly worthy of its status.
Poly Theatre
Ballets orchestras and drama grace the boards of this enormous theatre.
Red Gate Gallery
This long-standing gallery exhibits the work of established and celebrated artists.
Rickshaw
Beijing's greasy spoon and sports bar combo..
Star Gallery
An emphasis on young collectible Chinese contemporary artists.
Sugar Jar
Chinese rock er rocks so brush up on your knowledge here.
Summer Palace
Spectacular grounds perfect for a morning stroll.
Tang Contemp. Art
Representing some of China's most established artists Tang's artists tend to be highly conceptual.
Temple of Heaven
After a recent restoration this historic temple is the hub of the winter solstice festival.
The Great Wall
If you only see one thing while in China make sure it's the great wall. Words fail us.

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