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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: 5
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Author: nataly
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Pottery Workshop Gallery
  • Nanluoguxiang Hutong
  • Yandai Xiejie
  • Three Stones Kite Company
  • Woo
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The Pottery Workshop Gallery

1) 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.
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Nanluoguxiang Hutong

2) 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

3) 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

4) 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

5) 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.
Self-guided Tour: Places of Worship, South-West Beijing

Self-guided Tour: Places of Worship, South-West Beijing

Beijing’s places of worship are some of the best links to the city's history. The unique churches, Buddhist and Taoist Temples, and beautiful Muslim Mosques all tell great tales of the history of Beijing. Many of them have been partially or completely destroyed over the years either structurally by wars, or internally by the changes of political power. Visit the most beautiful places of...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 7.7 Km or 4.8 Miles
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 or 2.4 Miles
Beijing City Center Walk

Beijing City Center Walk

Beijing has been a political, educational, cultural and economic center for centuries. Today, it is one of the greatest remnants of the Chinese Imperial past. Along with its famous City Wall and Forbidden City, this sightseeing tour will guide you through Beijing's most popular attractions in the heart of the city:

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.6 Km or 3.5 Miles
Beijing Museums and Art Galleries

Beijing Museums and Art Galleries

Beijing is the political and cultural center of China. The museums in this wonderful city will impress you not only with their beauty and fascinating collections, but also with the stunning architecure of the buildings the museums are housed in. Take the following tour to discover the most popular museums in Beijing and to find out more about the city's history, traditions and culture.

Tour Duration: 4 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.6 Km or 6 Miles
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 or 5.8 Miles
Walking Tour: Beijing’s Modern Architecture

Walking Tour: Beijing’s Modern Architecture

Beijing is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, with a great history of more than 2000 years. The majority of buildings in the city preserve that history, though you will notice a fast rising number of modern buildings emerging with impressive design, size and shape. Check out the famous modern architecture of Beijing in the next self-guided tour:

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 Km or 3.7 Miles

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