Carvings, calligraphy, authentic, not a tourist trap for the most part, highly recommended and picturesque
About Liulichang Street
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this once beautiful old street has been totally modified to recreate a perfect show-off for tourists and has lost most, if not all, of its ancient and authentic “charme”.
All the shops here sell goods related to chinese calligraphy, ink, paper, brushes, chinese books. There are some who sell snuff boxes and draw caricature. I was slightly disappointed as they did not look very inviting to me, I was expecting a very vibrant street....More
From a small shady square , you can stroll this lovely street full of calligraphy galleries, art galleries, and shops selling every kind of paper and calligraphy supply. The refinement of the art is reflected in the delicacy of the displays. Look for the giant...More
From north of HePingMen, you will pass by the entrance or exit to LiuLiChang (east at the left side & west at the right) street. You can visit the west side of LiuLiChang street, the old calligraphy street of Beijing, and Hutongs, then you will...More
We came to this quaint (and quiet on the day we visited ) street mistakenly thinking that it offers Chinese glass art items based on the name Liu Li Chang Lu which literally means Chinese glass art factory street. Turned out it's famous for its...More
Colourful art shops and artists line this ancient street. Beautiful work of different styles abound. Have a look at the exquisite in-bottle artwork at #99 Lui Li Chang East Street, the Xu family. The artist is Xu Bu. The details and his skills are astonishing!...More
This is the oldest street in Beijing and situated outside Hepingmen. It is an ancient street and is filled with quaint shops selling art and calligraphy related products, antiques, curios and old books. There are also tea shops selling tea and teapots and galleries selling...More
Was there in Dec 2014 accidentally after discovering this tiny alley way near the street. You can find tons of restaurants and shops there. Very old Beijing style. Try to avoid the rickshaw rides though, they are a rip off.