Shoegaze trio Birdstriking are woven into Beijing’s indie landscape, counting among their friends other local bands like Carsick Cars. In June of 2015, they re-released their debut album on A Recordings, a label owned by Anton Newcombe of The Brian Jonestown Massacre, and have even toured with BJM in the past.

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Zarah Cafe
Inviting cafe, restaurant, event space, lounge, and art gallery with a beautiful courtyard and terrace located in the centre of Beijing. Try their unbeatable coffee and european and Chinese inspired bites. Locals are particularly fond of their European brunch offerings.
42 Gu Lou Dong Da Jie, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
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Indie Music
Rock, metal, hip-hop and more, this record shop offers an array of LPs and CDs spanning across genres, from the mainstream to the underground.
17 Gu Lou Xi Da Jie, ShiChaHai, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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Jingshan Park
Formerly a private imperial garden attached to the grounds of the Forbidden City until the early 1900's. The artificial hill Jingshan, is the highest point in Beijing, and at its peak offers breathtaking views of the Forbidden City directly north.
44 Jing Shan Xi Jie, Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
Feige Vintage Fair
Vintagemarket with hundreds of vendors!
69 Fu Xing Lu, WuKeSong, Haidian Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100039
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