As one of city's most energetic and enjoyable neighborhoods, Sanlitun covers the area surrounding Worker's Stadium, Sanlitun Street and Beijing "Second Embassy Area". With the famous Sanlitun "Bar Street" best pubs in Beijing and the new lifestyle shopping complex, the Village, it has been an extremely popular hang-out place for expatriates. Quite a few expat properties were developed in the last two years, to meet the needs of those who enjoy colorful nightlife in the city.


Here at heart of Sanlitun, the Village provides you with an experience that breaks away from the usual mould of shopping conventions, offering a diverse mix of over 200 stores and counting, housed in a colourful and contemporary take on Beijing's traditional hutong and courtyard communities. Their collection of stores vary from the instantly recognizable, to the unique and intimate, providing you what you would expect, whilst at the same time offering something fresh and exciting just around each corner. It’s also home to flagship stores in Beijing, as well as China's very first Apple Store. With over 30 different restaurants and bars covering more dining and drinking options, the Village creates a thoroughly international menu by bringing together both local and international flavors, ensuring you don't have to go far to jump between a variety of cuisines.

Those who enjoy bargaining, will have fun in shopping in Yashow Market for clothes/silk/souvenirs, located right next to The Village. Nightclubs, such Babyface, Club LA, Coco Banana, also concentrated in this area.

Health Care

  •  The International SOS Clinic is the best option for foreigners living in this area

International School

  •  The French School
  •  The British School of Beijing


Though Traffic is pretty heavy during rush hours and weekends, it’s not difficult to get around with lots of buses, and subway Line 10 and Line 2 available.

Chaoyang District

Chaoyang District (朝阳区, Cháoyáng Qū; means "facing the sun") Chaoyang District extends west to Chaoyangmen on the eastern 2nd Ring Road, and nearly as far east as the Ximazhuang toll station on the Jingtong Expressway. Within the urban area of Beijing, it occupies 475 square kilometers, making it the largest district.

Chaoyang serves as Beijing's diplomatic district. Except for those of Russia and Luxembourg, all foreign embassies to China are located in the district. Chaoyang has three embassy areas in the Sanlitun, Chaoyangmen Wai and Liangmahe neighborhoods. With the concentration of international companies and international schools, Chaoyang is one of the top choices of expatriates’ home.

Chaoyang District is one of the fastest growing districts in Beijing Metropolitan Area. It had constructed several subway lines running through, as well as the airport express rail to Beijing Capital Airport.