Shopping in Beijing - authentic goods, best outlets, malls and boutiques
Beijing is a city of top-class shopping malls and huge markets, thousands of stores and souvenir shops, which can be found in every district. Travellers come here not only to buy fashion clothing and perfumes, but also in search of electronics. One of the world's largest markets, Buy Now electronics market runs in the city. It is set in some large buildings. On this indoor market one can buy gadgets and components for all tastes. Market users should be extremely careful when shopping. Along with high-quality goods, substandard forgery is also sold here. Don't be tempted by a cheapness and don't buy goods from hands.
Residents of Beijing are distinguished by kindness and hospitality. They treat tourists from European countries with great curiosity. While walking on suburban areas of the city, local … Open
Beijing never stops attracting tourists with its unique historical monuments. Holiday-makers are always offered to participate in numerous fascinating tours and extensive cultural programs. … Open
Jewelry salons and stores with plenty of products made of pearls are common in Beijing. Extraction and processing of pearls is one of the oldest crafts for local residents. For the most qualitative and beautiful jewelry one should go to Pearl Market. World celebrities are shopping frequently in this specialized market. Interesting souvenirs, as well as quality clothes are also presented here.
Your active city break in Beijing. Attractions, recreation and entertainment - best places to spend your day and night here
Tourists will never be bored in Beijing. This city features a widest choice of prospects for exciting and memorable pastime. Some entertainments may seem very unusual and original for … Open
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Beijing and surroundings
Unique touristic spots around Beijing
Beihai Gongyuan ParkFrom the series “Top 16 Most Unusual and Original Parks and Gardens”
Check on the map: Distance from Beijing center - 0.7 km.The ancient Beihai Park occupies three islands, which symbolize three magic mountains. Currently, a picturesque park of 69 hectares is home to a number of prominent historical and religious sites. On its territory, you can see beautiful temples and palaces, which were built in the era of the Ming Dynasty. The main decoration of the park is the natural lake of Beihai, which occupies more than half of the area. … Read further
National Center for Performing ArtsFrom the series “Glass Architecture - Impressive Villas and Buildings from Glass”
Check on the map: Distance from Beijing center - 1.8 km.The unusual theatre has three halls with 6 500 seats. It was designed by French architect Paul Andreu. The theatre has been built for six years and was finished only in 2007. It is situated on the territory of the historical district and is surrounded by centuries-long buildings and monuments. The National Center for Performing Arts was built specially for the Olympic Games in 2008. Since the building, a cultural centre is a favourite place for tourists and locals. … Read further
Undergrounds of BeijingFrom the series “Unbelievable Underground Mini-Cities”
Check on the map: Distance from Beijing center - 2.6 km.The area of this underground city is quite huge. These tunnels could place under 40% of city population. In 2000 the unique complex became open for everyone. Some rooms have saved the inner decoration of old times. There are placed some pieces of old furniture, portraits of Mao Tse Tung and other outstanding antiques. … Read further
Photogallery of Beijing best places
Shopping advices for Beijing. The best spots for buying designer clothes and local delicacies from China - shops, galleries, boutiques and outlets. We provide you with the shopping streets map, so you can plan your efficient shopping routes, while hunting for authentic souvenirs, goods, drinks, shoes and clothes in Beijing.