Beijing is a huge city full of attractions. But don’t underestimate the magic of this city as a shopping hub.

Wangfujing Street

Wangfujing food stall|Image by Safia Osman via Flickr

During your stay at a Beijing hotel the likes of Pan Pacific Beijing, head to the ever-famous shopping street in the city ‘Wangfuing’. The Wangfujing Snack Street is for the shopaholics who are tired after their shopping spree.

Qianmen Street

This has been the trading hub for local vendors for over 600 years. 2008 Summer Olympics gave this historic street a new face, and today, it’s also home to many international brands.

Silk Market

In the heart of Beijing lies the Silk Street Market shopping centre. More than 1750 retailers are attracting over 30,000 visitors every day.

Panjiayuan Flea Market

If you want to experience Beijing bargains at their best, head to this flea market. Vendors sell almost everything ranging from antiques and crafts to home goods.

Curio City

Many travellers love to buy Chinese antiques. If you are someone like that too, Curio City is the place you should head to. You’ll find everything from local rugs to classy furniture. It’s home to over 500 dealers.