China Nightlife

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China Nightlife

  • Wangfujing Street

    Beijing Nightlife

    Wangfujing is also referred to as the "walking street." At night it is very lively with many tourist and locals. The road is blocked off to traffic and the streets are lined with high end designer stores. It is fun to watch the goings on of the night. Locals dancing some traditional dances as a group for exercise, food vendors and music. Select...

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  • The Tang Dynasty

    Xi'an Nightlife

    The Tang Dynasty dinner and show should not be missed while in Xi'an. The food was tasty (six course meal served with rice wine) and the dances are mesmerizing. The show starts a few minutes after dinner. It was a mixture of dancing and acrobatics, and beautiful colors. Smart casual

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  • Sanlitun Bar Street

    Beijing Nightlife

    Sanlitun is one of the best know and most popular bar streets in Beijing. Sanlitun, which is also used to refer to the general area, is located in Eastern Beijing in the Chaoyang District and forms part of the Gongti nightlife area . Despite several threats of closure, it remains fashionable with the expat community, foreign travelers and younger...

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  • Houhai Lake Area

    Beijing Nightlife

    After having dinner at Congee, we took a stroll towards the lakes and found Garret bar. The first thing that was appealing to me was the couches and the laid back atmosphere. We got in and immediately got served 2 cold ones =) and then that night there was live music. The singer was singing old English songs and then a Chinese girl was singing a...

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  • Acrobats

    Beijing Nightlife

    We dont usually holiday for the nightlife - instead we are mostly in bed early and awake early the next morning, ready to fit as much as possible into our day. So, we dont usually go out much at night, this was our only big night out, and indeed our latest night out, getting back to our Hotel at 10pm! Most nights we are in bed between 8-9pm! As...

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  • Peking Opera

    Beijing Nightlife

    I knew that this kind of opera is very hermetic for an European. I was afraid that the jet-lag could interfere. It didn't, and they were clever enough to make the show as detailed as possible to be understood, and as brief as needed to do not become boring. I had a big guy in front of me all the time, so the only decent picture I could make was...

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  • Hard Rock Cafe

    Beijing Nightlife

    The name means "Northern Capital," but did you know the city of Beijing is also the capital of rock 'n' roll? For the last thousand years, the emperor of China sat enthroned here, but today we pay homage only to the true royalty of rock 'n' roll. Come worship at our temple. The Hard Rock Beijing accepts all faiths, just as long as you're true to...

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  • Tiananmen by Night

    Beijing Nightlife

    I was went to took picture with Tiananmen in Natioanl Day in 2004. Everyyear's National Day always is the most crowded and busiest time in Tiananmen. Millions tourist together in Beijing and watch raising or lowering the flag. For celebrating the birthday of China, all light must open what make Tiananmen looks very beautiful. I like festival...

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  • Latino

    Beijing Nightlife

    The owner is an Italian. Have a latin live band from South America. The bar has been one of the most successful bar in Beijing for four years. Mainly westerners like to go for its free atmosphere and westerner owner. Very clean bar with a lot of young trendy Chinese/Western people and used to be picked as the best place to meet a date. Opens from...

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  • The Den (Dun Huang)

    Beijing Nightlife

    I spent some 4 months working in Beijing. On saturday I came to the Den to meet interesting people. Never had a dull moment, I recall one night I met a Scottisch guy who was telling me that he was an English teacher. But his accent, I can not imagine chinese who learn this kind of Englishc will survive in Europe. The best was waitress Jane, the...

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  • Club Havana

    Beijing Nightlife

    Havana: cuban style restaurant, haven't tried the food there yet, but the kool part is the live band and dance at weekend nites! in summer it goes from 11pm till 4am in the morning~ hot, hot and HOTTER! the music is good, and always meet interesting ppl there from everywhere :D u can sit inside the restuarant or outside (in summer for sure, but...

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  • Karaoke

    Beijing Nightlife

    What a fantastic idea creating a kind of karaoke hotel! You rent a room and get your own karaokemachine. You can order drinks and there's a great buffet too. Someone ought to make this an international franchise! Great fun :D Casual, the best accessories is a group of friends :)

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  • Lotus

    Beijing Nightlife

    This place was a favorite of mine for some evening drinks and people watching. There's even a Starbucks for the coffee drinkers. Some restaurants and some bars including ones with 2nd story walkout views of the lake. Don't miss this area for nightlife fun.

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  • The Big Easy

    Beijing Nightlife

    This place bit the dust last year. It had a great layout, live blues and jazz, and Bloody Marys. I hear that it may re-open this year. Here is some background on The Big Easy: http://www.beijingboyce.com/category/big-easy/

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  • Afanti Restaurant

    Beijing Nightlife

    "Xin Jiang " is a minorite out of our 56 ethnics in Han nationality . The majority people live in Xinjiang province which bordering "Midddle east" and some of the "ex soviet union" countries. They are famous for their dancing and singning (very similar to Turkish , even their looks) . This is a place I used to go with a group of colleagues when we...

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  • Blah Blah Bar

    Beijing Nightlife

    Bla Bla bar - this is a really cool bar on the campus of Beijing Language and Culture institute. It's a little hard to find but if you ask people they'll be able to direct you. This place is packed with foreign students from all over the world, has good music, and is generally just a really cool place. It's on the second floor of a student-union...

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  • Hof Brauhaus

    Beijing Nightlife

    Located to the south of the Zhao Long Hotel on the East Third Ring Road, Beijing HOF Brauhaus is a high class restaurant with an exotic atmosphere. It offers home-brewed beer, Bavarian specialities and Cantonese seafood. There were many bars, restaurants and karaoke bars along this road.

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  • Orange

    Beijing Nightlife

    Orange PARTYING LIKE THERE'S NO TOMORROW AT NEW YEAR'S EVE. Club Orange is pretty new and is a very trendy and fun place to be. The crowd is mostly Chinese and Japanese with a few foreigners around. The club has 2 rooms and plays both hip hop in one and funky trancy style music in the other. There was 2 live shows when i went (New Year's eve). A...

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  • There Cafe

    Beijing Nightlife

    There Cafe is one of those places you fall into by accident. It's a small hutong, plastered with the gritty, evocative photographs of the owner. You can while hours away here, just looking through the photo catalogues... even the menu has his hutong and northern China pictures. A good start to the day with the ham, eggs and toast breakfast and a...

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  • Loup Chante

    Beijing Nightlife

    This is a tiny cafe/bar located in Haidian, the university district. It's pretty international as a lot of students get together there. Twice a week (Wed, Sun) there is a live jazz band and the ambience is really cool. There's also a DJ on Friday and a latin music night on Sat. This cafe/bar is also opened during the day, for people who want to...

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  • Culture in Kunming

    The 'Dynamic Yunnan' performance provides an entertaining way to learn a little about some of the ethnic minority cultures Yunnan Province is so justifiably proud off. The performance incorporates music, dance and drama and has both English and Chinese subtitles on screens to both sides of the stage that explain much of the action. The magnificent...

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  • Exploring Suzhou at Night

    Now, bear in mind that when I experienced this it was the first night of the three days of festivities for some holiday. I never really did get a clear explanation of what that holiday was just that it all ended in a big dragon boat race on the third day.Whatever the reason, the streets of Suzhou were full of happy people strolling about having a...

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  • Wan Chai

    If you want to hear some of the best bands in the World then head to Asia. You can find a number of them in the Hong Kong Province too. Filipino performers tend to be the best (with or without Westerners in their bands). They voices are to vibrant. The musicians usually do not read sheet music but you would never know. They are entertainers. Do you...

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  • Regular, Friendly, English Pub

    Friendly ex-pats go here and the filipino duo who sing here are friendly. You are bound to meet people. It's easy to strike up a conversation. The ex-pats may take you on to other places later if they are in the mood for a big night out. It's a pub.

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  • 80s Night

    Every Friday night there is an 80s party at a place called Alfa in Sanlitun. We all had an amazing night at this place. All the usual classic 80s music was being played and enjoyed by the mostly ex-pat crowd. There are quite a few different rooms to relax and sit in as well as a dancefloor.FREE entry.

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  • Irish pub in Beijing

    Irish pub in BeijingI always try to find an Irish pub wherever I go. You can find one in Beijing on Peking Road, 71-77. They serve Harp beer and when I was there, I found a Scot and a Brit. Nice atmosphere. Casual

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  • Time Out

    There is an english language version of Time Out for Beijing. Inside this there are listings and reviews for a number of different nightlife places. It is worth taking a look at this if you are searching for a place to spend the evening.

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  • Night entertainment in large cities in...

    Make it a point to see world famous acrobatic shows when you are having a vacation in large cities in China especially Beijing and Shanghai. This is a "must-see" attraction for any foreign tourist arriving in Beijing and Shanghai. Some of these shows come in a package tour. You can make enquiry at the hotel reception where you are staying to obtain...

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  • Garden Night Show, Guilin

    Garden Night Show (Huayuan Zhi Ye in Chinese) is held nightly at Guilin Royal Garden Hotel along Linjiang Road. The show is basically a dancing and singing performances by the various ethnic cultural groups in China. There are usually more than 10 ethnic groups performing in the show nightly. Garden Night Show is usually sold in a package with...

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  • Some Jazz and Blues

    A sweet , two story restaurant with JAZZ!!!!!If you enjoy Jazz and Blues , check this place out O.K – Cajun and crayfish in central Beijing? If proof were needed of the rapid expansion of the global village it can be found in this authentic Louisiana-style hot spot on Chaoyang Park. Ex-pats looking for a gumbo and jambalaya fix love it, but...

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  • Fascinating night scenes

    Wang Fujing Street is a lovely night spot - certainly one of the best night spots we have come across in Beijing! Shopping in this magnificent street can be considered a shopper's paradise. Many famous fashion wear can be bought from this street. It is especially beautifully and brightly-lit up at night. Kindly flip through my photos on the right...

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  • CHINESE POP MUSIC

    ONEOF THE NIGHTS I WAS IN BEIJING ..I HEARD A CHINESE ROCK BAND PLAYING IN ONE OF THE RESTAURANTS.. it is nice to hear a good band playing and singing !!! Any language is good when it is backed up by good music!!!!!!!! Dress was casual.. It was a relaxed atmosphere..

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  • Fun times

    Was the absolute best place to hang out for expats who wanted good service, good beer and not be overcharged. Have heard that it caters a bit more to the higher end and more Chinese now, but still shouldn't be missed. The bar manager Johnny is great and Sophie the owner is a wonderful lady. It's on Ba Wei Lu and Bei Er Jing Jie.

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  • Chill Out & Nice Staff

    Where to grab a bite to eat and relax with a drink in Yangshuo ?? So many choices but by accident I came to MC blues bar and met Willow a lovely and happy girl working there. The conversation was great the food good and the music just up my street. I remember Counting Crows being played as I left on my last night. We did have an electrical fire...

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  • The night lights of the night life

    After you have seen a Chinese city by day, you must return to see it by night. The Chinese have apparently fallen in love with seeing ancient and modern buildings outlined in neon and fluorescent lights. They even have lights that change colors so you can see a building outlined in first in yellow and then red, green, purple and blue. This is...

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  • Scarlet's

    Well, of course I have only experienced the Nightlife here in Nanjing, so I would have to recommend Scarlet's. It is a very good place to dance and meet other people, especially foreigners.It is very much like clubs in America, so if you have been to one of them, and like it- check this out. You can wear normal clubbing clothes.

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  • shanghai night entertainment

    First are the barbershops that are everywhere. You go there not to cut your hear but to..... price are very cheap so is the quality.bars are in: H6 Park 97 Fuxing Lu- Zapatas closer to the Portmann- Pegasus- Malone's Amercian bar at Tong Ren Ru. (crowded Sun, Mon)- Manhattans on TongRen Lu- Face- M Box - 3F Peregrine Plaza, 1325 Huaihai Road-...

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  • escorts and female company

    In beijing the place to check are:Pig and Thistle in the Holiday Inn Lido HotelJiang Tai Rd., Chaoyang District³¯ÑôÇø»ú³¡Â·½«Ì¨Â·it's a bar with a lot of russian and chinese honey, price start at 500 rmb.Hard Rock Cafe8 Dongsanhuan Beilu,Landmark Hotel, Chaoyang District³¯ÑôÇøÁÁÂíºÓÁÁÂí´óÏÃÎ÷´óÌÃ8ºÅa bit more expensive at 800 minimum.Maggie'sRitan...

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  • Shanghai- Acrobat Show

    Normally I would never go to an acrobat show but this was truly amazing. There were lots of different acts of people diving though hoops , balancing on one another and plate spinning with about a thousand plates.They saved the best for last though with a bunch of motorcyclists who drove one by one into this cage. They proceeded to whizz around at...

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  • Enjoy your nightlife during your trip in...

    What's the local nightlife in China?In most large cities, there is almost no different from the one in western countries, only except the red light zone and casino which are illegal in the country.In metropolitan cities like Shanghai,or Beijing, people in different classes may enjoy their nightlife in different places:Night Clubs for members only,...

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  • Christmas Lights

    When we were out after dark we walked the main streets just to admire the lights which were Christmas lights when we were in China.

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  • Recovering after a day's schedule

    We rarely went out after 8pm. We did go to a Theatre/Dance show in Xi’an which was excellent. Sometimes we just walked and had a look at the lights.Mostly, we recouped and watched Travelling in Chinese on CCTV 9 (English Channel show).

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  • Happy Valley

    Hong Kong horse racing is the most popular sport in Hong Kong. Hong Kong has two racecourses, one in Happy Valley, established in 1846, and the other in Sha Tin, established 1978. Hong Kong horse racing takes place on Saturday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. All Dress are Welcome!!!

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  • Yangshou by Moonlight

    At night in Yanghou there is an amazing light show on the river. The karst limestone landscape is lit up as a magnificent backdrop to a light spectacular.Literally hundreds of people take part in the show, many are locals that have other jobs during the day in the markets, as fisherman or bamboo rafters.The show takes place on a large pool at the...

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  • M A C A U

    The Lisboa Casino is Macau’s largest casino. There are 4 floors of gaming as well as bars, restaurants and shops if you still have any pennies left

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