4 Destinations for the Artist inside Beijing
The art is present in the Capital city
We’re all about finding the new new and seeking out different experiences, and aside from doing your usual eating, shopping, and visiting tourist destinations, we like to keep things interesting in Beijing. If spending your afternoon visiting artistic spaces sounds right up your alley, then check out the video for some inspiration.
798 Art Zone (or Dashanzi Art District) is a sprawling 230,000 square meter complex filled with galleries, exhibition spaces, artists’ studios, design firms and retail stores like clothing shops and restaurants, and it also happens to be a great place to spend an artsy afternoon.
MoFan Bookstore is part boutique and part museum. From “woodblock” printed collections to vintage notebooks from the 1910s, the owner, JiangXun, has done an exceptional job at preserving what some would consider historical artifacts, and curated a selection of rare, vintage poems & literature featuring some of the world’s most inspiring authors.