Trip Planner:   Asia  /  China  /  Beijing  /  Sightseeing  /  Liulichang West Street

Liulichang West Street, Beijing

(90+ reviews on the web)
Landmark Tourist Spot
A haven for souvenir hunters, Liulichang West 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. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Liulichang West Street by using our Beijing itinerary builder.
map
Create a full Beijing itinerary

Plan your trip to Beijing

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Beijing by other users

56 days in Asia BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in China BY A USER FROM JAPAN February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Mongolia & China BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in China BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in China BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN July, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Beijing & Shanghai BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in China BY A USER FROM INDIA August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in China BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in China BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 40 days in Asia BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND January, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in China BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA July, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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 fa...  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 ...  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 book...  more »