Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Beijing

Tang Contemp. Art
Representing some of China's most established artists Tang's artists tend to be highly conceptual.
Centre for Performing Arts
Beijing's distinctive cultural venue, this is a must visit for China's greatest opera performances...
Ullens Center for Contemp. Art
Factory-style gallery space shows internationally and locally acclaimed artists.
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.
Today Art Museum
Discover the history of the contemporary art movement in China.
Three Shadows
The home of photography and cinematography in the city.
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.
Red Gate Gallery
This long-standing gallery exhibits the work of established and celebrated artists.
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.
F2 Gallery
Celebrated pieces from Beijing and beyond.
Forbidden City
Tourists flock to this awe-inspiring site for a reason.
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.
Capital Museum
Packed with relics from historic Beijing.
Arario Gallery
Exhibitons from acclaimed and emerging Asian artists.
Arrow Factory
Unusual and intriguing contemporary exhibitions.
Star Gallery
An emphasis on young collectible Chinese contemporary artists.
Galleria Continua
Galleria Continua brings exciting international artists to Beijing.
CCTV Tower
A must-see Beijing landmark.

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