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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Yugong Yishan

Bar with Beijing’s most rock and roll bathroom. Showcasing local and international acts in genres as diverse as punk (Gang of Four) and hip-hop (Madlib).

Dongcheng, Beijing, China
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Dada

One of Beijing’s best clubs for everything alternative and electronic. Count on DJ dance parties and electronic acts on the weekends along with cinema nights, vintage markets, art and culture events during the week. Winner of TImeOut Beijing’s Best Alternative Club 2016 and 2015.

206 Gu Lou Dong Da Jie, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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Mai Bar

A cozy bar with an extensive cocktail menu and old-school jazz playing in the background. A popular mainstay in the Gulou neighborhood, Mai also features bar snacks (and free refills).

40 Bei Luo Gu Xiang, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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SOS

An alleyway rooftop bar on a nameless street in Gulou. Bar in the front, beer fridges in the back, and an eclectic selection of music helmed by bar owner Wang Ziheng. Expect everything from avant-garde Classical and jazz, to Japanese psychedelic rock and more. There’s also a selection of whisky, house-made sangria, and light bites.

77 Xiao Jing Chang Hu Tong, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100009
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Slow Boat Brewery

Founded in 2001, and counted among one of Beijing’s first craft breweries, Slow Boat brews all year-round and has a wide selection of IPAs and ales to choose from.

56 Dong Si Ba Tiao, DongSi, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
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Panda Brew Pub

Two-story brewery and pub with locally crafted beers and small bites.

4 Dong Si Bei Da Jie, DongZhiMen, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100007
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Jing-A Brewing Co.

Microbrewery founded in 2012. Jing-A offers seasonal and experimental beers, as well as pub fare and weekend brunch.

Chaoyang, Beijing, China
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