Shopping in North Beijing (Self Guided), Beijing

Northern Beijing is home to the famous historic Shichahai area. This picturesque area between Forbidden City and Olympic Park consists of three lakes, the Confucius and Lama Temples and is a great illustration of a traditional Chinese district. Check out the most popular shopping places in North Beijing in the next self-guided tour.
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Guide Name: Shopping in North Beijing
Guide Location: China » Beijing (See other walking tours in Beijing)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Author: nataly
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Bazha Tribe

1) Bazha Tribe

Bazha Tribe is a fantastic little shop hidden among hutongs near Drum Tower, one of Beijing’s most famous landmarks. This is a great place to find authentic products from Nepal, India, Tibet and Pakistan, making it extremely popular with tourists who are unable to visit each country. The friendly owner of the shop speaks English and French to accomodate visitors.
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The Pottery Workshop Gallery

2) The Pottery Workshop Gallery

The charming Pottery Workshop Gallery is located in the Nanluoguxiang area of Beijing. They also have studios open in Hong-Hong, Shanghai and Jingdezhen. In the cozy gallery atmosphere you can drink a cup of tasty coffee while admiring the amazing collection of pottery created by young Beijing artists.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm; Sunday: 10:00 - 8:00 pm
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Nanluoguxiang Hutong

3) Nanluoguxiang Hutong

Keeping a 7oo-year history alive, the refurbished, historic hutongs of Nanluoguxiang Hutong are popular with locals and tourists alike. In this area, you will find little shops and boutiques that offer traditional Chinese products and souvenirs, as well as many cozy cafes and restaurants.
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Yandai Xiejie

4) Yandai Xiejie

Yandai Xiejie, one of the oldest hutongs of Beijing, sits in a beautiful area near Houhai Lake. The translated name of the hutong is a traditional Chinese pipe that was sold in that area. Today, it is a very popular shopping spot where you can buy crafts, silk items, tea and teapots, as well as some traditional Chinese clothing.
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Three Stones Kite Company

5) Three Stones Kite Company

Three Stones Kite Company is in the Dongcheng District of Beijing, near Forbidden City. The store offers a huge variety of kites of all shapes and colors, with prices ranging from 3 dollar decorative models to fantastic masterpieces costing hundreds of dollars.
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Woo

6) Woo

Also in the Dongcheng District, near Drum and Bell Towers, is Woo, a charming little shop with the best variety of scarves and shawls in the area. Here you will be greeted by friendly personnel who will help you find exactly what you are looking for. All the scarves and shawls represent a successful merge of modern production technologies with traditional Chinese elements. The shop is open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Walking Tours in Beijing, China

Create Your Own Walk in Beijing

Create Your Own Walk in Beijing

Creating your own self-guided walk in Beijing is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Shopping Around Chaoyang Park

Shopping Around Chaoyang Park

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.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.1 km
Walking Tour: Chaoyang District

Walking Tour: Chaoyang District

Chaoyang District is one of the largest, most modern Districts of Beijing. Here you will find the Central Business District and headquarters of many international organizations, as well as many famous market streets including Silk Street and Sanlitun Bar Street. Take the following tour to discover the fascinating Chaoyang District:

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
Walking Tour: Beijing Temples

Walking Tour: Beijing Temples

Chinese temples are of unique beauty and have withstood many dynasties, beginning with the Qin Dynasty. Because the temples have always been connected to the imperial families, many of them were destroyed by 1949 when the last dynasty ended. Nevertheless, a great number of beautiful temples with great history still stand in Beijing. Take the following tour to discover the most famous temples in...  view more

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.4 km
Walking Tour: Popular Markets in Beijing

Walking Tour: Popular Markets in Beijing

Markets in Beijing are great places to get acquainted with locals. Many markets operate through the night so if you are out late enjoying the nightlife, don't forget to stop by to purchase unique items that are not found in shops or malls. Take the following tour to discover the most popular markets in Beijing:

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Souvenir Shopping Guide

Souvenir Shopping Guide

It would be a pity to leave Beijing without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Beijing, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.8 km
Walking Tour: Olympic Park, Beijing

Walking Tour: Olympic Park, Beijing

Olympic Park was built in Beijing for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2008. This complex of modern buildings boasts a unique architectural approach compared to the more traditional builings that fill the city. A multicolored rainbow illuminates the park, making it the perfect place for an evening walk. Take the following tour to discover the unique buildings of Olympic Park that represent...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km

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