Meaning ‘Altar of the Sun’, Rìtán (pronounced 'rer-tan') is a real oasis in the heart of Běijīng's business district. It's a nice place...
Dedicated to the Eastern Peak (Tài Shān) of China’s five Taoist mountains, the morbid Taoist shrine of Dōngyuè Temple is an unsettling,...
Jiǔtiān Pǔhuā Gōng
Next door to Dōngyuè Temple, in a small car park to the east, stands the handsome, but rather lonely Jiǔtiān Pǔhuā Gōng. It's a small...
Overlooking a picturesque pond is this lovely, low-key bar, with mellow live music and an outside area where you can sip your drink...
Down a lane of restaurants, almost directly opposite the north gate of Rìtán Park, that come alive at night, this is a friendly and...
19 Ritan Beilu; 日坛北路19号 · interesting places nearby
In an area known as Little Moscow (just north of Rìtán Park) is this over-the-top club with gold-themed decor, cheesy dance shows (10pm and midnight) and party techno tunes. A shot of vodka starts at ¥20, beers at ¥30. It gets going after midnight. If you're in a group, do as as the Russians do and order a bottle of vodka (from ¥288).