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

Liulichang West Street, Beijing

(4/5 based on 85+ 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.
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

8 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in China BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 19 days in China BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in China BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 25 days in Asia BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM CHINA April, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 43 days in United States, South America, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Middle East & Asia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Beijing BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • 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 »
  • National character of old Beijing to fully convey covered tiled two-storey building. The street is famous for its shops, where you can buy rare books, paintings, jewelry and, of course, souvenirs.
    View original