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Liulichang West Street, Beijing

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 70+ 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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  • Interesting place to visit this spring, but we aware that this is not the "standard hutong" you are used too, like Nanluoguxiang. There is a small street market some blocks ahead, selling vegetables, ...  read more »
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  • We went there after a heavy rain. There seemed to be the ink smell in the air. They have lots of stuff in the shops. Artists or business men, they were very interesting. We were not sure about the wor...  read more »
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