Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Today Art Museum Shop
Culture vultures and bookworms rejoice; get stuck in to a vast range of the printed stuff right here.
Karen Smith
Need an art consultant who knows what they're talking about? Karen Smith's your gal.
Sattva
You don't have to travel further afield for authetnic pieces from Tibet and Qinghai; you have to travel here to Sattva.
Ucca Store
If you've always dreamed of getting your grubby little mitts on a signed print from a Chinese artist then you've come to the right place. If not then it's still an interesting place to poke about.
Pékin Fine Arts
Innovative work from across Asia.
The Great Wall
If you only see one thing while in China make sure it's the great wall. Words fail us.
Nanshan Ski Village
You don't need to hit the Alps to ski or snowboard as this indoor complex proves.
China Culture Center
Want to throw yourself into Chinese culture? Learn the ways of the Orient right here.
Temple of Heaven
After a recent restoration this historic temple is the hub of the winter solstice festival.
St. Michael’s Church
This beautiful Neo-Gothic Catholic church is a bit of a surprise.
Summer Palace
Spectacular grounds perfect for a morning stroll.
Poly Theatre
Ballets orchestras and drama grace the boards of this enormous theatre.
Niujie Mosque
Over 500 years old this is the city's largest Mosque.
National Art Museum
The perfect introduction to the traditional Chinese arts.
Lama Temple
Traditional Lama temple home to an incredible 18-meter-high Buddha.
Li Yuan Theatre
The home of Peking Opera.
Instituto Cervantes
A growing hub of the hispanophone community.
Forbidden City Concert Hall
A grand venue in a lovely setting.
French Cultural Center
Join Beijing's French community for a movie and a croissant.
Forbidden City
Tourists flock to this awe-inspiring site for a reason.
Chaoyang Theatre
THE place to see acrobatics in Beijing.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
Beijing Concert Hall
Incredible acoustics have made this a celebrated venue for classical music.

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