The CCTV tower designed by Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas was meant to be the headquarters for China Central Television when builders broke ground in 2004, but it was only over the past year that CCTV staff started moving into the building in significant numbers.  Photo 4 of 10 in 10 Places to Visit in Beijing
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They don't serve Beijing duck, but Najia Xiaoguan nevertheless offers a uniquely Beijing dining experience in a courtyard-style setting. Its menu features Manchurian dishes whose recipes are said to be passed down from the imperial kitchens of the Qing Dynasty.  Photo 6 of 10 in 10 Places to Visit in Beijing
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Dutch curator Machtelt Schelling opened Ubi Gallery in Dashilar to give China's talented contemporary jewelers and ceramic artists a much-needed platform for showcasing their unusual work. Pieces for sale include wearable and meaningful mementos for the home.  Photo 5 of 10 in 10 Places to Visit in Beijing
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