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Today there are shops and stores scattered in every corner of Beijing. Beijing has numerous shopping streets and markets.
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If you are not interested in shopping at high-end Beijing shopping malls, where everything seems to be overpriced at fixed prices, then why not dig into the plentiful free or flea markets where you can enjoy bargaining with the local vendors.
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With favorites like Xidan Commercial Street, The Place, and Wangfujing Street, Beijing and more, get ready to experience the best places in Beijing.
Beijing has over 100 large and medium-sized shopping centres or malls. For your convenience, We’d like to round up our chosen list of the top 10 shopping malls in Beijing,
One thing you should know is that Beijing’s overall urban blueprint has been in the process of adjusting, upgrading and standardizing. Many busy and noisy lively markets have been removed from the urban central areas and resettled in the relatively remote outskirts of Beijing.
Some lucky ones have been gentrified and placed indoors like Silk Market (now actually a huge 5-story mansion).
This four-story building offers much more than just pearls. It actually provides everything from bags, shoes, clothes, silk, tea, table-cloth, toys, souvenirs, to pears and jewellery.
Placemaking in 1977. Renovation: 2019 ( JERDE is honoured to be part of the silk street renovation team). So the old silk street market has been demolished long before. The present Silk Street Market is actually a department-like store ( 5 above and 2 under ) with a floor area of 28,000 square meters.
Panjiayuan Flea Market, or Panjiayuan Market, or Panjiayuan Antique Market, or whatever names you use, is a must for those who like something really Chinese. From Monday to Thursday, it is open from 8:30am to 6:00pm.
Beijing Antique City ( former Beijing Curio City) is a four-story building. It is located just to the west of Huawei Bridge on the southeast third ring road, about 300 meters south of Panjiayuan Flee Market.
No matter you are a do-it-yourselfer or would like outsource your home decor, Beijing Shilihe Household Building Materials City is your one-stop market.
The market is one of the best community vegetable markets in Beijing.
Wangfujing Street, as one of the symbols of Beijing's commerce, is the most well-known and prosperous shopping street with modern and fashion trends.
Qianmen Street, aka Qian Men Da Jie 前门大街 in Chinese, is an 845-meter long street running south from Zhengyangmen Tower on the southern edge of Tiananmen Square, along the Beijing central axis. It is one of the last remnants of the commercial centres of the old Beijing.
Xidan is a commercial district in Xicheng District, Beijing, named after the Xidan archway commonly known as the old Beijing city.
On both sides of the street there are about 100 storefronts and vendors’ stalls selling collectibles and art supplies, including woodblock prints, copies of famous calligraphy, historic paintings (reproductions) and more.
Yandai Xiejie, or Smoking Pipes Byway ( Yandai literally “Smoking Pipes” ) is one of such old commercial streets that showcase Beijing’s past.
The 786-meter long south-north Nanluoguxiang Hutong （南锣鼓巷） is lined with numerous trendy bars, yummy restaurants, unique hostels, lively themed stores and itinerant vendors.
Beijing has numerous large and medium-sized shopping centres or malls. For your convenience, We’d like to round up our chosen list of the top 10 shopping malls in Beijing,
“Beijing apm”means “from am (morning) to pm (evening)”, implying that Beijing apm will appropriately extend the business hours, especially the evening business hours to attract more Beijing young consumer groups aged 19 to 35 years old and targeting the youth fashion.
Better known as "the Village", the Taikoo Li Sanlitun is the center for Beijing's top shops.
The Malls occupies a total area of 130,000 sq. m. and is an integral part of Oriental Plaza – one of the largest commercial complexes in Asia. Situated in the heart of Beijing,
Solana Lifestyle Shopping Park is like a small mall town coming from the European by air. It is a perfect blend between commercial civilization and the natural landscape and is full of innovation and surprises.
Parkview Green is located on the west side of Dongdaqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, close to the core of Beijing CBD. Parkview Green is an innovative building with a total area of 200,000 square meters, integrating top office buildings, fashion shopping, art and boutique hotel.
China World Mall provides consumers with a number of international luxury brand flagship stores and new concept products leading the trend.
The Place is mainly composed of the huge screen in the middle and two luxury buildings on its both sides. People walk around under the screen enjoying the space art, high technique, lighting. The Place is also a place for luxury shopping and gourmet experience.
You will see the higher-end as well as a number of mid-range labels that carry the basics, seeing the season’s latest first hand (Marni, Anna Sui…). There is a good florist in the basement near the bread shops.
Also in English known as Golden Resource Shopping Mall, the mall has a nickname of “Great Mall of China”, mainly due to its total area of 6 million square feet with six floors, 1.5 times the size of the Mall of America, the largest shopping mall in Beijing and Asia as well.
The Beijing Department Store is a major department store on Wangfujing street, Beijing.
Beijing New World Shopping Mall is one of the biggest mall in Beijing.