About 798 Art Zone

Located in the northeast corner of Beijing, the 798 Art Zone is a hub for experiencing contemporary Chinese art. This interesting and mesmerizing art zone built-in the 1950s is spread across148 acres of land and acts as an exhibitory spot for Chinese culture and art. This zone houses galleries, design studios, art exhibition spaces, shops, and restaurants, and holds photography exhibitions of both emerging and established artists. A must-visit tourist spot in Beijing.

Must See

  • Photo Gallery.
  •  Vincent Cafe.
  •  798 Space.
  •  Lord of Salt.

How to reach

By Subway:

Take Subway Line 14 and alight at Wangjing Nan Station. Get out from Exit B1. Then take bus 403 and get off at Dashanzi Lukou Dong Station or take a 20-minute northeast walk to the destination.

The closest subway station is more than 1 km away, so it's usually easiest to take a taxi.By Bus:

1. Take bus 401, 402, 405, 418, 445, 973, 988, 991 or Fast Transit Line 117 to Wangyefen Station or Dashanzi Lukou Nan Station.
2. Take bus 403, 593, 851 or 854 to Dashanzi Lukou Dong Station.

Tips

  • Those who love looking at modern art can spend a whole afternoon browsing through the Art Zone.
  • Get hold of a map to walk around the Art Zone.
  • Hire a guide service or a volunteer to walk around.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing to walk around a large area.

 

Visit Time

Sunday:         10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Monday:        10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday:        10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Wednesday:  10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Thursday:      10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Friday:           10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

Saturday:       10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

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Waiting Time

No

 

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Entrance Fee

Yes

Most exhibitions are free; some charge a small fee to enter.

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Time you can spend

2 to 3 Hours

 

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Weather

Clear Sky 33°C

 

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