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Liulichang West Street, Beijing
(3.9/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
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.
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  • I accidentally found this street as I was walking back to the JW Marriott hotel. The street is full of chinese painting or calligraphy shops! They have paper shops, brush shop, ink grinder (not sure h...  more »
  • It is a well known antique district located just south of the forbidden city. And bmbou treasures 4 sizes with various antique shops and cafes along the East-West streets. Not particularly pressed products as far as from here don't even bother to take it easy judgment and buy views. I was in went going to snuff bottle painting to look at, but unfortunately my mind what I could dig up. I'm sorry... Bargaining is required here as well.
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  • This is the antique city. It sells a lot of antique ones. What is Mao Zedong's toy and cute accessories and other flavors too. Feeling one way with small but interesting.
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