Hong Qiao Pearl Market
Located at the south central area of Beijing, just to the east of the Temple of Heaven, Hong Qiao 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 pearl, 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. You need learn how to bargain then there will be good chances to push the price down.
Since it opened, it has served many freign 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, its not only a place selling fascinating pearls, but aslo offers seafood, electronic goods, pocket knives, binoculars, bags, clothes, shoes, jewelry, sporting productions, watches, souvenirs, etc. You can als find excellently priced toys for kids. Here is a wonderful shopping place for the whole family.
What can you get there: jewelry, pearls, seafood, electronic goods, pocket knives, binoculars, bags, clothes, shoes, jewelry, sporting productions, watches, souvenirs.
Price: about 133 RMB per person.
How to get there: Metro Line 5, Temple of Heaven 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
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