Category: Shopping Streets

The Essential Guide to Qianmen Street

A famous part of Beijing which dates back to the Ming and Qing Dynasties, at that time it became a popular commercial street with stores for grain, meat, fish, jewelry, workshops, and artisans.   The street...

Xidan Commercial Street

Perhaps not as well known as Wangfujing Street, yet, Xidan Commercial Street also dates back to the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).and is one of Beijing’s ancient commercial areas. It starts from Xuanwumen in the south...

Dashilan Commercial Street

Dashilan Commercial Street is a traditional shopping street in Beijing that dates back to the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and still today it features impressive Chinese architecture that the city is famous for.   In ancient times...