Beijing Shopping: what to buy and where to buy in Beijing
Beijing is a true shopper's paradise. Although shopping in Beijing is different from shopping in Hong Kong or New York City, you never miss the shopping experience, because not only famous brand name fashions are available, but also many local products from around China that can't be found anywhere else.
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What to buy in Beijing
Use the directory to select what you want to buy in Beijing, and then click it for store and market listings and detailed info about them.
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Where to Buy in Beijing
Since Beijing has numerous shopping markets to offer, we bookmarked and classified them as 'largest commercial centers', 'featured shopping markets' and 'most popular markets', just in order to narrow your selection and lessen your hesitation.
Wangfujing is now considered as the central heart of Beijing City. It is the first modern-style commercial street in Beijing, about 800 meters long and on two sides of it standing many stores and malls. A walk from end to end would take you about 30 mins, and that's without looking at any shops and malls.
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Located at the center of Beijing near Tiananmen Square, Qianmen Street, no more than 2 km long, has been a prosperous area for more than 600 years and has accumulated some long-standing stores.
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Xidan, located in west of Tiananmen, mirroring the location of Wangfujing Mall which is on the east of Tiananmen, is one of the biggest business districts in Beijing. Xidan is more popular among local youth people, because it’s cheap, compared with Wangfujing Mall which is considered as a more expensive international shopping street.
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- To Photos of Beijing Shopping page to have a virtual shopping tour in Beijing and see what kind of things can be bought in each Beijing shopping market.
Beijing Shopping Tips
Note: All of the shopping markets in Beijing listed here are located in the very Beijing urban, so just put your distance worries aside. Just click on the Beijing shopping map to get the locations of these markets.
We have been living in Beijing for several years, and almost shopped everywhere of the city, so we know what are the problems you may run into.
In that spirit, we posted some blogs about Beijing shopping in our blog, and they are greatly informative and have helped a lot of shoppers in Beijing. Just click them to see whether they can make your Beijing shopping tour more comfortable and delightful.
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