798 Art District
Today enjoy a half-day tour of the 798 Art District which was a former military factory and has been turned into a contemporary arts hub for local artists. You will also visit Caochangdi Gallery and Red Gate Gallery.
Art lovers will love exploring the 798 Art District, named after the 798 factory which was built in 1950s. The cultural hub is located in the northeast corner of Beijing, and is well worth a visit. 798 Art District covers an area of 148 acres, teeming with modern art. Now it stands as the exhibition centre of Chinese culture and art.
Caochangi Gallery has made its name on the underground arts scene with its progressive works which outlines the evolution of Chinese arts. Opened in 1991, the Red Gate Gallery is Beijing's first modern art gallery and has become an influential gallery which promotes the development of Chinese modern arts.