Established as an altar for ritual sacrifice to the sun, this is one of Běijīng's oldest and most pleasant parks. The square altar,...
Creation Art Gallery
This well-lit, intimate space off the northeast corner of Ritan Park presents an enjoyable array of paintings and sculptures, with a...
Berlitz runs group and one-on-one classes in Chinese, although you'll likely have to form your own group beforehand.
A lovely, low-key bar, at its best in the summer, the Stone Boat has mellow live music and an outside area where you can sip your drink...
Sausages, sauerkraut and a strong selection of German beers make this place a reliable option for anyone seeking a taste of central...
A Běijīng legend and (in) famous enough for everyone from visiting politicians to Hollywood types, Maggies can be a bit sleazy for some people’s tastes. A somewhat mixed, mostly male crowd gathers here, as do many Mongolian ladies. But it is open very late and has a small dance floor, while the spacious bar is a fine spot for people- watching. It serves excellent hotdogs outside as well.