Hongqiao Pearl Market Beijing
Located at the south-central area of Beijing, just to the east of the Temple of Heaven, Hongqiao Pearl Market is the best place to buy pearls and jewelry. There are varied kinds of pearls, including seawater pearl, freshwater pearl, coral and so forth. If you are like pearls, you can’t miss here.
Possessing of an area of more than 32000 square meters and more than 1000 stalls, the market is very popular with both Chinese and international visitors from all corners of the world. If you learn how to bargain then there will be a good chance to push the price down.
Since it opened, it has served many foreign dignitaries and ambassadors, including United Nations Secretary Kofi Annan, former US President Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George Bush, former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and much more.
Besides, it’s not only a place selling fascinating pearls but also offers seafood, electronic goods, pocket knives, binoculars, bags, clothes, shoes, jewelry, sporting productions, watches, souvenirs, etc. You can also find excellently priced toys for kids. Here is a wonderful shopping place for the whole family.
-1F Seafood and Wet Market
1/F Digital Products & Watches
2/F Silk & Clothes
3-5/F Pearls and Jewelry
What can you get there: jewelry, pearls, seafood, electronic goods, pocket knives, binoculars, bags, clothes, shoes, jewelry, sporting productions, watches, souvenirs.
Av Spend: about 133 RMB per person.
Open Hours: 10:00 – 19:30
Chinese Name: 红桥珍珠市场
How to get there: take subway Line 5 to Tiantan East Gate Station.
Address: Num.46, Temple of Heaven East Gate Road, Chongwen District. 地址: 崇文区天坛东路46号