NileGuide Expert Says:
Legation Quarter is the perfect place to experience modern and contemporary China in a setting that shows off the history of the area to its fullest extent. Although most of the venues are quite pricey, the quality of products and services cannot be denied and it is certainly worth a visit.
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The Legation Quarter project is a high-class contemporary entertainment development that shows China has both modern and classical style in equal measure. A series of top restaurants from Michelin star rated chefs, top fashion brands, a theatre and contemporary arts complex make this a symbol for progress in China. What makes it unique however is its location within the heart of Beijing, near Tiananmen Square, Qianmen Dajie and Forbidden City. The Legation Quarter takes up residence of the restored American Legation area – a beautiful piece of early 20th century architecture that was once home to dignitaries and officials including the Dalai Lama.