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Liulichang Street

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
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On this street packed with shops selling antiques and curios you'll find one of China's oldest and largest bookshops, selling vintage reprints of ancient texts as well as calligraphy supplies.
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  • Average16%
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“chinese art”(5 reviews)
“shops selling”(5 reviews)
Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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All reviews chinese art shops selling peaceful street art supplies both sides calligraphy galleries paintings stone pickpockets nanluoguxiang gifts tourists subway bargain square china
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a very reasonable priced market and yo can find almost anything here, Bargain for the best deals you will come across the stern Shop owner here that wont give a discount but you will find what you looking for.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fatima_shajat
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a pretty little street split in two by a major road. You can get to both sides by a foot bridge. It appears to go in to neighborhoods on each side. Fun area to explore and shop. When it came to negotiating, they...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank EricP278
Reviewed February 1, 2019 via mobile

Our accommodation was near here so we were required to walk through it everyday. It was a really nice looking street, grab some nice street food every now and then or toffee covered fruit on a stick. Worth a look.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 815lukeh
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

I took the subway there and spend several hours walking the street and visiting the museums in it. It was such a peaceful and tranquil area particularly compared to the noisy streets of Beijing. I did not buy anything, just stopped with my eyes and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Snake6
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Easy to walk around and shop till you drop. Lots of fun browsing the wide variety of shops. There is a great little side street for street food. Had a lot of fun and found some cool gifts. Highly recommend this area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled on this street while trying to get back from Sogo to my hostel. I ended up buying a bunch of copied watercoloured paintings by a woman’s husband. The small ones were 25 RMB and the bigger ones were 50 RMB. She spoke enough...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

Charming Liulichang is often bypassed these days by tourists who are drawn to the hipster dazzle of Nanluoguxiang, the old hutong neighborhood that has been renovated and gentrified, and it does have its charms! But Liulichang stands in its faded glory as the place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank Pamela T
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

A very nice small old street with 2 types of small shops . Antique shops and artist tools , mainly special hand made painting brushes of all sizes and types . Very unique. Also paintings galleries. Very interesting . Bargaining common practice here.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Gidons51
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Liulichang Street Is very pretty and peaceful street. Close to Tian'anmen Square . You will enjoy the walk and if you like you can buy art or antique from one of the many shops.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank yossinir123
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Although there is nothing but art supply shops it was still worth going. The street is beautiful and you can explore the narrow streets around it and see the hutongs with or without a riksha. You can walk towards that pedestrian shopping area in qianmen...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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August 23, 2018|
Response from TikkiTalk | Reviewed this property |
Lots! Beautiful stone statues we available.