Would you like to have some shopping during your Beijing tour? Famous as an international city, Beijing has lots of shopping areas to meet different requirement of different people. Here I want to recommend some fascinating places to shopping lovers.
As time moved on, the present Dashila Street still preserves its original layout and charm. Along the less-than-300-meter street, there are many time-honored stores. There you can find all sorts of goods and souvenirs from around the nation. Now municipal government of Beijing has cited it as a tourist pedestrian street.
Silk Street Market
Situated in "the first embassy district", Silk Street Market also called Embassy Street for the reason that there are many booths here run business of garment because there are lots of embassies seated in this area.
Today, the Silk Street Market has become one of the most famous business streets all around Beijing. Not only Chinese traditional silk products and exquisite handicrafts you can find here, but also many kinds of foreign well-known brands you can purchase here. There are large numbers of foreigners come here for shopping.
Most of the foreign costumes are sold here given prominence to culture connotation of the tour, including silk production and souvenirs, etc. In Silk Street Market, you will find some sellers tell the price on calculator that can be called one of Beijing’s famous scenes.
Baoguosi Temple Culture Market
Well focused on ancient coins, old paper money and old books, Baoguosi Temple Culture Market is the most centralized and professional market for the age-old money. Baoguosi Temple Culture Market is located in Xuanwu district of Beijing, and you can find kinds of age-old money there.
Gaobeidian Antique Furniture Street
During recent years, Gaobeidian Antique Furniture Steet has become a characteristic culture street offering classical furniture. And it is a good place for representing and trading Chinese traditional furniture. There are vendors and buyers from all China as well from many parts of the world. The main type of the furniture sold in Gaobeidian Antikque Furniture Street is of Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Wish you have a nice shopping experience during your Beijing tour.