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Yandai Xie Street

Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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What Makes It Special
Beijing's oldest commercial street, just a block off pretty lake Houhai, is lined in traditional-style stone buildings that house charming souvenir and handicraft shops.
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Di'anmenwai Main Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much to see and shopping was very good. Favorite stores handmade leather shop and handmade silver jewelry where they make it right in front of you. You are good to barter unless store specifically says no. Lots of food choices here too and beautifully...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved walking or biking around this area when I was living in Beijing in my twenties. The quiet Hutongs and old courtyards told the tales of regular Beijing residents’ daily sorrows and joys, also hiding family histories that could trace back hundreds of years....More

Thank Joyce M
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Crowded with tourists, the street is chock full of shops selling souvenirs. The most interesting shop is probably the post office, where an old man stamps blank postcards to create a design. Close to other attractions.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

A short walk from the Drum and Bell towers, we stumbled upon this street completely by accident. It's Beijing's oldest commercial street and has protected status. The buildings are fascinating and give you a feel for how Beijing once was. Lots of different shops and...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Another touristy place with snacks and souvenirs shops along the street. The street will then lead the way to Shichahai Bar street, a street that has plenty of bars and restaurants with awesome ambience.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I went there at night and it was great, but would have been better to go at daytime for the following reasons: Would start at drum tower which is nearby and listen to the drum show but it is closed at night. Then would proceed...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Visit by subway Line 8 Scichahai station exit c. A very pretty place to wander around once you dodge the rickshaw drivers who couldn't believe we wanted to walk! One even jokingly tried to stomp on my foot so we would be forced to take...More

Thank Catherine J A
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

All hutongs streets in Beijing are rather similar in nature peddling snacks. Stroll along immerse into their culture. Sorry you can't find scorpion, bugs skewers here though.

Thank HK P
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Ow deck place to visit in winter lake is frozen over and can ice skate a great afternoon entertainment, Good food shops for after plenty of bars and coffee shops.

Thank Aojing
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

Very touristic, but still worth a visit. Very crowded, but equipped with nice shops and bars and restaurants. Close to some of the nice hutongs.

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