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Top 10 Beijing by Andrew Humphreys

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Top 10798 Art District

Since the first artists set up in Da Shan Zi’s newly vacated 798 factory in 2001, the East German-built industrial compound has become a world-famous center of contemporary Chinese art. Alongside the studios and galleries, there are also chic cafés, bars, and restaurants, not to mention a growing number of designer shops and showrooms. The area is popular with tourists, who arrive by the coach-load.

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1798 Space

The first gallery to open in Da Shan Zi, 798 Space remains at the heart of the district. ...

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