What to Buy >>

Where to Buy >>

  • PanjiayuanThis open-air market is crammed with thousands of stalls selling ornaments, Cultural Revolution memorabilia and more.

Supermarkets >>


Wal-Mart stocks the hardware and homeware items that have made it so popular across the pond.

Shopping Malls >>

Oriental Plaza

Beijing's best-known and most visited mall, it features six themed zones and stores like Valentino, Bally, Swarovski and Apple.

Markets >>

Liulichang Cultural Street

This street offers calligraphy, art, antiques and paintings, including a dozen of time-honored antique stores.

Department Stores >>

One World Department Store

This glamorous department store offers a mixture of international and Chinese brands - good quality at steep prices is the general rule.

Areas to Shop >>


This is the city's best-known shopping area. The street is always busy, mostly with pedestrians, but that's part of its charm.