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Private Tour-3 Hours Journey to 798 Art District

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    798 Art Zone
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    This tour has two options for departure time, you can either choose the departure time to be 9am in the morning or 3pm in the afternoon. After your tour guide pick you up from your hotel lobby at downtown area, then come to visit the famous 798 Art District, it is named after the 798 factory which was built in 1950s. The 798 Art District is located in the northeast corner of Beijing. It is also called the Dashanzi Art District (DAD) as it sits in Dashanzi zone. 798 Art District covers an area of 148 acres (60 hectares), with Jiuxianqiao Road to its west, Beijing-Baotou railway to its east, Jiangtai Road to its south and Jiuxianqiao Road North to its north. Characterized by modern art, it has become the exhibition center of Chinese culture and art, and also the world-famous cultural and creative industries centralized area. Now the 798 Art Zone has attracted a great deal of attention from the media at home and abroad; and it also has become the new regional mark of the city. Galleries, design studios, art exhibition spaces, artists' studios, fashionable shops, restaurants, bars etc. now assemble here. By January 2008, over 400 cultural organizations, coming from France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and other countries and regions, have settled down in the zone. Nowadays, it frequently holds important international art exhibitions and art activities as well as fashion shows. In order to expand the reputation and influence of the art zone and to promote the development of modern art, the zone has held the 798 Art Festival (from the end of April to the end of May) every year since 2006. Another festival is the 798 Creative Art Festival (from the end of September to the end of October). The two festivals focus on exhibition and communication of culture and art. After finished the visit of 798 Art District,your tour guide will take you back to your hotel. The tour will be finished then.
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick you up from your Beijing hotel at downtown area
  • Private English speaking tour guide
  • Private transportation
  • Visit of 798 Art District
  • Visit of Ullens Art Centre
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities to the tour guide and driver (recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Beijing Urban Passer
118 reviews
Lubbock, Texas
Fun cooking class with an intriguing market tour
I had a lot of fun on this tour. First we went to the market which was an indoor market. This is great because it
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Edina, Minnesota
Excellent Hutong experience with Dean
My wife, two kids (ages 12&14) and I went on this four-hour tour with our guide Dean on 12/26/2019. He picked us
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Grover Beach, California
Don’t do it! If we could put zero we would. They never showed up at our hotel to pick us up. We called and they
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Excellent!! The tour guide was very friendly and helpful throughout the tour. He gave a lot of useful insights to
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Singapore, Singapore
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Excellent private tour services rendered from Mr. Gary! A very helpful tour guide and provide my family a
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Great tour guide
I extremely enjoyed this experience. I was picked up on time by my tour guide Dean and received a warm greeting.
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Chicago, Illinois
Dean was a fantastic guide!!!
I booked this private and customizable tour for myself and my husband. We opted to see the major sites, have
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Taunton, United Kingdom
Great trip
Had a great guide called Dean who was very informative and helpful whilst on our tour. Unfortunately Forbidden
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Sasha C
Great Experience!
Julie was a great guide providing us with lots of background info on the sights we chose to see on our tour. She
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Andover, Massachusetts
Amazing Trip
Traveled all over China with Owen with 3 teenage boys. Owen was the perfect guide that made all of us comfortable
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We love it!!!
We have wonderful day with Dean! Beijing is amazing! Dean is super knowledgeable! He shares his love of his city
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Simon S
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Excellent!!!!! Dean has a wealth of knowledge and the tour was just what we wanted. I’d highly recommend this tour
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Moscow, Idaho
Great Learning Experience
Really enjoyed this experience. Visiting the market was educational - not mind blowing - but really interesting as
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new jersey
Awesome Tour Guide!
My family (adult kids) and I just came back from spending a week in Beijing. One of the highlights of our trip was
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Great tour with Dean!
Dean picked me up promptly at the Beijing airport and arranged for a fantastic day around Beijing for me! I saw
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese
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