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Shopping Around Chaoyang Park (Self Guided), Beijing

Chaoyang Park is located in the North-East area of Beijing. The park itself represents one of Beijing’s main attractions, with its great beauty and infrastructure, as well as a number of famous markets that lie in the area. This guide will take you to some of the best features of Chaoyang Park.
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Shopping Around Chaoyang Park Map

Guide Name: Shopping Around Chaoyang Park
Guide Location: China » Beijing (See other walking tours in Beijing)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.9 Km or 4.9 Miles
Author: nataly
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Sanlitun
  • 3.3 Clothing Market
  • SOLANA Lifestyle Shopping Park
  • Lady Street
  • Liangma Antique Market
  • Jia Na Ma Ni Tibetan Carpets
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Sanlitun

1) Sanlitun

Sanlitun is a unique community that offers you a fresh perspective to Beijing shopping. Here you can enjoy leisurely shopping, entertainment and art performances. Breaking away from conventional shopping, Sanlitun offers visitors an exciting, different shopping experience.

There are over 200 stores at this shopping village offering diverse merchandise. As you enter Village south, you will be fascinated with the intricately woven paths and lanes leading to shops with wares attractively displayed. Even as you enter from the main entrance, you will encounter stores that sell designer international brands such as Japan’s trendy UNIQLO and German Adidas. As you continue along the north, you will come across stores such as Puma, Esprit and New York’s Steve Madden. You can find just about anything here including clothes, electronics, jewelry and accessories.

Go on to Village North where you will be mesmerized by the stunning array of creative luxury designer items. Shop for your favourite clothes and accessories at Emporio Armani or enhance your casual look with clothes from Diesel. Here you will find many local Chinese designer clothes too.

A visit to Sanlitun is a must on your trip to Beijing. Be sure to keep an entire day to tour this unique and interesting shopping village.
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3.3 Clothing Market

2) 3.3 Clothing Market

3.3 Clothing Market is a popular local shopping spot. This 5-story market offers everything from beautiful handmade jewelry on the first floor to a great tailor on the 5th floor. The prices are a bit high but the market is well worth a visit if you are looking for hip and trendy clothes and accessories.
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SOLANA Lifestyle Shopping Park

3) SOLANA Lifestyle Shopping Park

SOLANA Lifestyle Shopping Park just may be the best example of modern China. This shopping park sits near Chaoyang Park and houses more than 1,000 international brands within its large number of retail shops. Be sure to also visit the surrounding restaurants and bars for some great local food and drinks. SOLANA opens daily from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm.
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Lady Street

4) Lady Street

Lady Street is a popular shopping spot that targets female customers. It is a large open market that offers womens' clothes, shoes and accessories on more than 1,000 stalls. The market is supplied with garments from Guangdong, South Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Don't forget to visit one of the many cafes and bars to grab a bite to eat and drink.
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Liangma Antique Market

5) Liangma Antique Market

The Liangma Antique Market is located in Beijing's Chaoyang District. It offers a great variety of decorative items such as scroll paintings, porcelain goods and exquisite, traditional Chinese furniture.
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Jia Na Ma Ni Tibetan Carpets

6) Jia Na Ma Ni Tibetan Carpets

The hidden location of Jia Na Ma Ni Tibetan Carpets is usually why many tourists don’t know about it. This is the best place to find high-quality hand woven wool carpets, which come in several sizes and colors. The owner of the shop brings all of the items and materials from Tibet himself. Embroidered pillow covers and silver locks engraved with Buddha are some of the many other treasures you will find here.

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles

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