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Glasses City

43 Huawei Beili, Panjiayuan, Dongsanhuan Nanlu,, Beijing, China
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  • Average12%
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43 Huawei Beili, Panjiayuan, Dongsanhuan Nanlu,, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We live in Beijing and after trying several shops in the glasses city, 222 is our favorite. It is run by a couple, they are polite and give a fair price, no need to negotiate further. They also have more choices than the shop 218....More

3  Thank Krisztina P
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with my husband today. Was solicited by several people on the street. We knew which building we wanted to go to, so we let one of the solicitors take us to his shop outside the building we were interested in. The building we...More

2  Thank ktjoso
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I always knew the eye glass industry in Canada was an over priced scam but this experience has confirmed it. Frames and prescription lenses for no more than $60 Canadian per pair. Amazing selection. Finally glasses priced right. Instead of the standard $250-$400 / pair...More

1  Thank moosab1
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The selection and price compared to U.K. is worth the visit. I visited 2 shops, getting varifocals and sunglasses at each. The varifocals are fine. At 10% of U.K. prices a fun way to try a different style or colour. However, in one shop I...More

1  Thank Olga A
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We visited Glasses City today & with the positive reviews on #218, we decided that was where we wanted to go. The young lady was efficient & professional. After testing our eyes, we searched for the frames. The sales lady gave her honest opinion on...More

1  Thank clarissadillet
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Having been to other cities in China I am aware of how cheap these glasses can be. Most of the glasses are overpriced to begin with so if you want a pair don't be afraid to really haggle or walk away if the price doesn't...More

1  Thank Heather00000
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Recommended for curious Beijingers only. Panjiayuan Glasses City was a very famous glass and oculist location in Beijing, before the capitalist rise of shopping malls in this city. Many articles are fake and overpriced (especially sunglasses, so beware...), but why? Because you need to bargain...More

Thank MikeFJones
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

In this part of the city there are a lot of glasses shops. We just ordered 4 pairs of glasses which are made to measure. It only took 15 minutes and about one fifth of the European price.

3  Thank Huubheide
Reviewed 20 October 2015

we went to 18-21 floor 2, mingjing yuan , Glasses City. We went to this store, since other people, per trip advisor recommended this store. We ended up buying 5 pairs with a prescription;. total price was about $45.00 US dollars. With the frames we...More

7  Thank Lois2015
Reviewed 15 June 2015

I lost my glasses on the second day in Beijing. Was suggest to go to Glasses City in the Panjiayuan area. There are several buildings with many shops, all selling glasses. Check around. I had 2 pairs made, one for driving, one for computer/reading for...More

5  Thank Victor H
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