Areas to Shop >>

  • Zhongguancun Zone The Zhongguancun Zone is in fact a beehive of vast malls, hi-tech businesses and higher learning establishments packed into one area.

  • Xinjiekou Clothing Street It is renowned amongst Beijing's fashionable but financially limited women as one of the best places to pick up a bargain.

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.

  • Lufthansa Shopping Centre This is possibly Beijing's best-known department store, standing proudly along the east Third Ring Road, next to the Kempinski Hotel.

Markets >>

  • Yashow & New Yashow These two markets are almost identical, but New Yashow is considerably less crowded and has fewer stalls.

  • Silk Market (Xiushui) This indoor market is the city’s most popular with tourists, with six floors of cheap, fake goods.

Shopping Malls >>

  • Zhongguancun Mall This new mall offers good-quality products at discounted prices.

  • The Place The city's most architecturally-impressive mall, it includes shops like MNG, Miss Sixty, French Connection and M.A.C.

Supermarkets >>

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

  • Jenny Lou's These small supermarkets sell a great assortment of imported goods at expectedly higher prices than local supermarkets.