Just spend the afternoon in the side alleys off the mall. Not sure if it was because it was Saturday but very busy. If you want to see and taste different foods other than what you get in local restaurants this is the place for...More
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Qianmen has been restored in recent years, but not well. It looks all a bit fake. There were a surprising number of empty shops for what is supposed to be a major commercial area. The shops that are there tend to be souvenir shops and...More
It was recommended to me by hotel staff to come here and I'm glad they did. The area has been magnificently restored to showcase the areas traditional shopping history. The main Street is very clean, long and has many modern shops but also has splashes...More
A neat shopping street, which is too commercial for me. It is car free, that's nice, very clean, but the nice parts are the sidestreets.
One of the oldest and famous pedestrian streets of Beijing! so many shops and restaurants around this huge area, all connected by the main central street where theres a tram line that passes only durinh Chinese holidays, is better to visit on the weekends as...More
A famous pedestrian street across from Tiananmen Square and Jianlou (Archery Tower). Western stores like Starbucks, Haagen-Dazs, Zara, H&M & Sephora have a presence here together with traditional Chinese brands like Quanjude, Yitiaolong and Changchuntang. There is even a Madam Tussards here. A tram runs...More
Fantastic collection of stores and snack outlets. We enjoyed the shopping experience here, for authentic chinese products, from silk scarves to the chinese seals carved with your Chinese name!! Highly recommended!
It's not so much the street but the whole area which is making a visit worthwhile. The street was one of the first modern boulevard-like street in China. It dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. The old buildings have all been refurbished...More
Qianmen pedestrian shopping street (Chinese name: 前门大街（qián mén dà jiē) is over 570-year old, 840-metre-long, and located a few blocks from Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. Most of the building styles vary from those constructed in 1644 to 1911. During the Ming and Qing...More