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Oct 19, 2011
There's so much to see and do in Beijing, it can be tough for first time travelers to pick out activities and attractions. To give you a head start, here are the top 5 things to do in Beijing. Everything from the Great Wall of China to the Forbidden city is included.
Jun 6, 2011
If you're planning a trip to Beijing, make sure you check out some of these top 10 Beijing attractions to really experience what China's capitol has to offer.
Shopping in Beijing
Beijing has been the center of the economy in China for thousands of years so its no wonder why you're thinking about getting in a little shopping while you're there. In fact, you're not alone. Shopping and dining are the two top activities in the city.
Of course, who could blame you when the Beijing malls and markets are so interesting and filled with such great deals? You'll love the authentic shopping experience at the "dirt markets" where you can battle the crowds shopping outdoor venders. Not your thing? The famous Pearl Market is always a favorite with strands of freshwater pearls starting under $5.
No matter where you decide to do your shopping in Beijing, one of the added benefits is that you're sure to get a wonderful overview of the Chinese crafts, customs, and culture. Not that we ever need and excuse to shop, right?
5 Shops in Beijing
Beijing Curio City, Beijing Antique City
Beijing Curio City, Beijing Antique City 21 Dongsanhuan Nan Lu, South, Changyang District, Beijing
Find all sorts of beautiful Chinese antiques in the Beijing Curio City also known as Beijing Antique City. There are over 600 shops, featuring everything from lamps and furniture, to pottery and silverware.
Grand Hyatt Beijing 1 East Chang An Avenue, Beijing, 100738
Come to the second largest shopping center in Asia, the Oriental Plaza in Beijing. There are thousands of shopping options whether you are looking for clothing, electronics, souvenirs, or entertainment, you will find it here!
Golden Resources Shopping Mall
Golden Resources Shopping Mall 1 Yuanda Lu, Haidian District, Beijing
Shop all day long at the mall that was the largest in the world when it was completed in 2005. Although the Golden Resources Shopping Mall is no longer the largest in the world, it is still in the top five. You will be impressed by the quantity and diversity of the stores in the six million sq ft mall.
The Place 9 Guanghua Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Explore one of the most beautiful and impressive malls in Asia right in Beijing! The Place hosts the largest LED screen in Asia, and it covers their outside courtyard. Inside the mall you will find three stories full of all the latest fashions, and technology.
Seasons Place 2 Jinchengfang Jie, Xicheng District, Beijing
Have a fun luxury shopping experience at Seasons Place in Beijing. This mall has over 600 stores specializing in everything from business attire to swimwear. All of the top designers in the world like, Gucci, Prada, Versace, and many more can be found inside Seasons Place.