For a taste of contemporary Beijing, simply stop by the Sanlitun area of the city - home of the area's vibrant nightlife and shopping. A melting pot of culture in the capital, the Sanlitun area has many international stores and restaurants popular with locals and visitors alike.
Stop by the Sanlitun area of the Chaoyang District with a stay at a nearby hotel - the Radisson Blu Hotel, Beijing. This hotel in the Chaoyang District, Beijing, puts visitors close to the most happening areas of the city, including Sanlitun, where cultures meet and mix.
The emergence of Beijing's Sanlitun area
Sanlitun, located in the Chaoyang District of Beijing, has been a popular spot for the international set since the close of the 20th century. Since then, improvements and growth of the Chinese economy has led to major investment in the area, making Sanlitun emerge as a centre of global significance.
Once the centre of ambassadorial activity in Beijing, Sanlitun has seen the influx of retail and dining in more recent decades. Older structures in the Sanlitun area have given way to new developments, including the Village and Nali Mall.
The Sanlitun area also features an avenue of lively bars and clubs especially popular with international visitors and expatriates. As a result of the influx of foreigners, Sanlitun has also developed several important music venues, which host performances of all kinds.
Stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Beijing to visit Sanlitun
Guests of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Beijing will be able to spend a night or two in the Sanlitun area with a minimum of fuss. Located just a short distance from Sanlitun, and within the Chaoyang District, the hotel allows travellers to see sights such as the Temple of Heaven while affording ample opportunities to unwind in the evenings.