Xicheng District

Xicheng District (西 城区Chinese, Pinyin Xicheng qū, translated "Western District ") is a district of the Chinese capital Beijing.

Before the integration of the former municipality in Xicheng Xuanwu ( 1 July 2010 ), he was the greatest of the former four municipalities that formed the historic old town. Xicheng today has an area of ​​50.70 km ² and about 1,246,000 inhabitants.


  • National Centre for the Performing Arts
  • The Xidan shopping district
  • The financial road Jinrongjie
  • North Sea - Park: one of the typical Chinese gardens
  • Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception: also called Nantang, the oldest Catholic church in Beijing