Beijing/Chongwen

Temple of Heaven

Chongwen District (崇文区 Chóngwén Qū) is in Beijing.

Understand

Chongwen is the smallest district in Beijing with an area of 16.5 km2. The population is around 430,000.

Get in

Arriving in Beijing Airport you will be far north east of Chongwen. From the airport, take the Airport Express Metro (¥25) and change to Metro Line 2 at Dongzhimen Station (东直门站) for connection to Chongwenmen Station; or take a taxi (around ¥75).

Arriving in Beijing Station you will be just north of Chongwen.

The south eastern part of metro line two borders the district with Chongwenmen Station (崇文门站) and Qianmen Station (前门站) being at the border of the district. The southern part of metro line five runs down the middle of the district from Chongwenmen Station and with two stations within the district, Ciqikou Station (磁器口站)and Tiantan East Gate Station (天坛东门站). From Tiananmen the district is just south east.

See

Parks

Entrance to the Ming Dynasty Wall Park

Temples and shrines

Museums and exhibitions

Other

Do

Buy

Eat

Budget

Mid-range

  • Chongwenmen Wai Dajie branch, 2A Chongwenmen Wai Dajie, Chongwen District (崇文门外大街甲2号). The flagship branch of the chain.
  • Xingfu Dajie branch, 36 Xingfu Dajie, Chongwen District (崇文区幸福大街36号),  +86 10 6711 6545.
  • Tiantan branch, 73 Tiantan Dong Lu, Chongwen District (崇文区天坛东路73号).

Splurge

Drink

Bars

In Chongwen you can drink at the restaurants or on hotel bars. If you want something else, go to another district!

Cafes

Sleep

Budget

Mid-range

Splurge

Connect

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