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Liulichang Street, Beijing

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A haven for souvenir hunters, Liulichang Street offers various shops with a seemingly endless supply of traditional handicrafts, artworks, and antiques. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644), the historic street rose to fame thanks to the colored glaze factory that operated here. Take a stroll down the atmospheric walkway and absorb a host of intricately decorated stone buildings with intriguing, characterful shops, including the largest antiquarian bookstore in the country. Add Liulichang Street and other attractions to your Beijing trip itinerary using our Beijing trip planner .
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  • Great place to go shopping. The deeper you go, the better the deals. So many shops, its hard to remember where to go back for something you wanted. Forget the prices on the tags. Bargain hard is the n...  more »
  • Carvings, calligraphy, authentic, not a tourist trap for the most part, highly recommended and picturesque  more »
  • 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”.  more »

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