Along with the older-looking Bell Tower, which stands behind it, the magnificent redpainted Drum Tower used to be the city’s official...
The more modest, grey-stone structure of the Bell Tower is arguably more charming than the resplendent Drum Tower, after which this area...
Jiāng Jìn Jǐu
This tiny, laid-back venue is the best place to hear Chinese folk music from the country’s ethnic minorities, particularly Uighur and...
Proper locals' joint, serving Běijīng dishes in a noisy, no-nonsense atmosphere. The house speciality is chǎogān (炒肝; pig’s liver stew;...
Lonely Planet review
Friendly cafe-bar that puts on lots of Chinese folk and ethnic minority, particularly Uighur , bands. There is no cover charge, and it’s situated between the Drum and Bell Towers.