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Dong Hua Men Night Market - CLOSED

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Dozens of food stalls with screaming vendors characterize this noisy street market, which offers everything from fish and roasted meats to vegetables and noodles.
Dong Hua Men Avenue, West of Wang Fu Jing Avenue, Beijing 100005, China
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Even if you don´t want to try any of the offerings of Chinese street food it´s exciting to walk through the night market, seeing all of the food variety like fried scorpions, snakes, worms etc. You also can shop for souvenirs and other junk. The...More

1  Thank Knausir
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Although shown as closed, this night market is still going. It was suppose to have closed last year on environmental grounds, but is still popular. It is very crowded so take care with your personal belongings. The street food on offer is not a true...More

6  Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We spend all our stay in Beijing trying to locate this market. No taxi driver, hotel clerk and/or your guide was able to tell us how to get there. I guess print directions before leaving home. Less than 2% of the population speak English and...More

15  Thank Dimaris P
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I came looking for this market based on TA reviews. It was at first quite hard to find and the locals kept pointing me in the wrong direction or did not know what I was asking for when I asked for the directions. I ended...More

4  Thank Wk1986
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Dong Hua Men Night Market Street is a narrow lane full of food stalls selling the same exotic snacks, mainly fried scorpions and spiders. The normal snacks are limited in variety, may be 15 different type, still they had vegetarian ones also. Not being a...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Really interesting. Food is great. You can bargain esp near closing hour which is around 9.30pm to 10pm? The food may or may not have been there for a really long time. But it tasted good! Really glad to have been there even though it's...More

Thank kimiirawrrd
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We had a nice stroll through here on one of nights in Beijing. The food smelled amazing and some looked amazingly appetizing. Some of the food was interesting such as the snake, Spiders and star fish. Next time we go there I would like to...More

1  Thank garlejc
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Read the reviews. Check put the photos. Will you be adventurous and try something? Regardless, its a fun thing to do-lots of locals and tourists out milling about in the street enjoying the atmosphere. I noted only a few people actually eating the bugs...

Thank Leigh-Traveler2015
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Visited Dong Hua Men Night Market. This night market is near to Wangfujing Pedestrian Mall (5 minutes walk) and has about 25 stalls. All stalls sell food only... lots of grilled and fried ones. Do not expect a varieties of products, simply food only. All...More

Thank 692linz
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I've never seen such a night market! You find everything in here, prepared for eating! Snakes, snales, worms, spiders, whatever you can imagine! Unpleasant flavors and odors, but worth trying! Close your eyes and don't think about what you are eating!

1  Thank Milad M
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