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Liulichang Street

Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 8050 2339
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This busy shopping street, restored to its original style, sells almost anything China can offer in antiques, ancient coins, Chinese paintings, jade and traditional folk clothing.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“chinese art” (5 reviews)
“shops selling” (4 reviews)
“art pieces” (2 reviews)
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Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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Reviewed 6 days ago

this once beautiful old street has been totally modified to recreate a perfect show-off for tourists and has lost most, if not all, of its ancient and authentic “charme”.

Thank Marco S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the shops here sell goods related to chinese calligraphy, ink, paper, brushes, chinese books. There are some who sell snuff boxes and draw caricature. I was slightly disappointed as they did not look very inviting to me, I was expecting a very vibrant street....More

Thank savvy8200
Reviewed 22 September 2017

From a small shady square , you can stroll this lovely street full of calligraphy galleries, art galleries, and shops selling every kind of paper and calligraphy supply. The refinement of the art is reflected in the delicacy of the displays. Look for the giant...More

Thank callmeamby
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I hadn't been here for quite a while and there have been changes It is now primarily art galleries and artist supplies... no more the "junk" or "antique"shops... nor was there anywhere to grab a drink

Thank C D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

From north of HePingMen, you will pass by the entrance or exit to LiuLiChang (east at the left side & west at the right) street. You can visit the west side of LiuLiChang street, the old calligraphy street of Beijing, and Hutongs, then you will...More

Thank eddyTbd
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We came to this quaint (and quiet on the day we visited ) street mistakenly thinking that it offers Chinese glass art items based on the name Liu Li Chang Lu which literally means Chinese glass art factory street. Turned out it's famous for its...More

Thank LnS2004
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Colourful art shops and artists line this ancient street. Beautiful work of different styles abound. Have a look at the exquisite in-bottle artwork at #99 Lui Li Chang East Street, the Xu family. The artist is Xu Bu. The details and his skills are astonishing!...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is the oldest street in Beijing and situated outside Hepingmen. It is an ancient street and is filled with quaint shops selling art and calligraphy related products, antiques, curios and old books. There are also tea shops selling tea and teapots and galleries selling...More

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Was there in Dec 2014 accidentally after discovering this tiny alley way near the street. You can find tons of restaurants and shops there. Very old Beijing style. Try to avoid the rickshaw rides though, they are a rip off.

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 9 February 2017

There are shops that sell papers and pens especially designed for calligraphy which are worth the while to see as well as antique shops.

Thank commenttripworld
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