Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…


3 Guizhou Men
Guìzhourén classics in an arty setting.
aloft Beijing
A fun and affordable option in the North of Beijing.
Aperitivo and chain-smoking at this euro-centric haunt.
Arario Gallery
Exhibitons from acclaimed and emerging Asian artists.
Arrow Factory
Unusual and intriguing contemporary exhibitions.
At Cafe
Cool little coffee shop with a friendly atmostphere.
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.
Delicous French crêpes in a sweet setting.
 An historic cinema that screens all the latest Hollywood releases.
Delicious sugary goodness washed down with strong coffee.
F2 Gallery
Celebrated pieces from Beijing and beyond.
Forbidden City
Tourists flock to this awe-inspiring site for a reason.
Forbidden City Concert Hall
A grand venue in a lovely setting.
Franck Provost
Fancy a bit of French? Then head to this French hair salon for the best blow dry of your life.
Galleria Continua
Galleria Continua brings exciting international artists to Beijing.
Great Wall Camping
Camping on the Great Wall? Doesn't get much better than that.
Odds and sods Chinese-style.
Hilton Wangfujing
Surprisingly the spacious Hilton is a Mecca for wine and tea aficionados.
Hutong Pizza
Buddhist nunnery turned pizzeria.
Instituto Cervantes
A growing hub of the hispanophone community.
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.
Mao Livehouse
Rock punk and indie have arrived in full force at MAO Livehouse.
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.

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