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Liulichang Street

Closes in 18 min: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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On this street packed with shops selling antiques and curios you'll find one of China's oldest and largest bookshops, selling vintage reprints of ancient texts as well as calligraphy supplies.
Closes in 18 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
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“chinese art”(5 reviews)
“shops selling”(5 reviews)
Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the subway there and spend several hours walking the street and visiting the museums in it. It was such a peaceful and tranquil area particularly compared to the noisy streets of Beijing. I did not buy anything, just stopped with my eyes and...More

Thank Snake6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place. Easy to walk around and shop till you drop. Lots of fun browsing the wide variety of shops. There is a great little side street for street food. Had a lot of fun and found some cool gifts. Highly recommend this area...More

Thank TAMAN1951
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I stumbled on this street while trying to get back from Sogo to my hostel. I ended up buying a bunch of copied watercoloured paintings by a woman’s husband. The small ones were 25 RMB and the bigger ones were 50 RMB. She spoke enough...More

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Charming Liulichang is often bypassed these days by tourists who are drawn to the hipster dazzle of Nanluoguxiang, the old hutong neighborhood that has been renovated and gentrified, and it does have its charms! But Liulichang stands in its faded glory as the place to...More

4  Thank Pamela T
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

A very nice small old street with 2 types of small shops . Antique shops and artist tools , mainly special hand made painting brushes of all sizes and types . Very unique. Also paintings galleries. Very interesting . Bargaining common practice here.

1  Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Liulichang Street Is very pretty and peaceful street. Close to Tian'anmen Square . You will enjoy the walk and if you like you can buy art or antique from one of the many shops.

Thank Yossi N
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Although there is nothing but art supply shops it was still worth going. The street is beautiful and you can explore the narrow streets around it and see the hutongs with or without a riksha. You can walk towards that pedestrian shopping area in qianmen...More

Thank sw0000
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We visited Liulichang Street as our day's other plans got changed due to the CPC Congress causing closures of venues around the Tian'anmen Square. We were not disappointed! Got there by taxi easily, and found this beautiful and peaceful street a treat for the eyes...More

Thank TikkiTalk
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We really enjoyed a stroll down this street. We didn't buy anything, but it was nice to get away from the crowds and walk down a peaceful street with very interesting old architecture.

Thank caillebo
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Liulichang street was a really interesting street to visit because it is a very old street with some amazing old buildings. Within the street there are many antiques stores and stores selling maobi Chinese painting brushes made from different kinds of hair and other painting...More

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24 August 2018|
Response from TikkiTalk | Reviewed this property |
Lots! Beautiful stone statues we available.