Panjiayuan Antique Market, Beijing

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Shop for arts, crafts, and antiques at Panjiayuan Antique Market, a bustling market with around 3,000 traders selling their creations and collections. Find little treasures, some centuries old, including calligraphy, porcelain, Cultural Revolution literature, religious ornaments, and ornately carved furniture. Prepare to haggle: it's common for vendors to bump up prices to around 10 times their actual worth at first offering. With up to 50,000 visitors a day, the market gets lively and hectic even though it's set over a large site. Plan and take your time, so you don't find yourself rushing into a deal that you might regret. Arrange your visit to Panjiayuan Antique Market and discover more family-friendly attractions in Beijing using our Beijing trip planner .
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  • Panjiayuan Antique Market is Huge flea and "Antique market . The people are friendly and you can find nice souvenirs .  more »
  • Huge flea market among antiques and trinkets. There is something for all tastes from the finest porcelain, antique furniture, raw cotton, to stamps for sealing wax. Things to spend half a day without stopping! Many quality and possible purchases: you should always haggle. Given the vastness of the offering and whereas such objects are in the same area before starting to negotiate better ask a few prices X the same object to multiple banks so much X understand basic figure. Have a nice shopping!
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  • This market is enormous and is mainly under cover. Go here BEFORE you go to the souvenir shops. If you are particularly fond of Mao era curios ( mugs, badges, posters, books etc. ) this is definitely ...  more »
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