China Shopping Guide
Hours:Daily 10:00am to 10:00pm
Address:No. 59 Futong Eastern Street, Chaoyang District (look for the unmissable yellow IKEA sign)
Minimalist Swedish DIY furniture store IKEA has landed in Beijing in a big way (could there be any other way in China?).
If you're after Buddhist paraphenelia, the street flanking the Lama Temple is the place to go. Here you'll find everything from incense burners to and big ticket items like Buddhas nearly two meters tall. Or go for something more portable, like cd's of Buddhist chanting. Lots or tourists, so prices can be high.
Address:1, East Area, Sanlitun Yashow Clothing Market
Silver and gold jewellery with/without precious and semi-precious stones, ready-made, Chinese traditional and Western styles, made-to-order.
Hours:10am - 10pm daily
Address:Landgent Center Mall, No.20, East 3rd Ring Middle Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Landgent Center Mall Description
The mall includes famous brand stores, a variety of restaurants, banks, and a supermarket.
To name a few:
- Costa Coffee
- Mr. Pizza
Address:Chaoyang District Chaoyang Road 101
Price:358 Yuan per person
Address:134-135, 1/F, The Place
This French cosmetic brand provides a range of high-end quality beauty and makeup for affordable prices. Pick up everything you need to face the day from foundation to lipsticks to perfumes.
Hours:8:00am to 1:00am
Address:Building 4, Nan Sanlitun Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing
The Beijing Bookworm is something of a treat in a city where English books are hard to come by. In this large, 3 roomed open-plan establishment, you can buy books, loan books from the library, use the internet, or have something to eat or drink as you while away the hours browsing books and magazines. The Bookworm also hosts regular events such as book talks and guest speakers, whic
Hours:9am to 4:30pm
Address:23 Dahongmen Lu
This textile market is located in Muxiyuan and covers about 12,000 sq. meters. It houses more than 400 stands selling cloth for any creation or occasion. Find comical cotton prints, material for bedding, buttons, zippers, cotton batting and much, much more. Skip this market during the holidays—none of the vendors are from Beijing, and they typically head home for about a month.
Hours:Monday--Sunday 9:00 am--21:00pm
Address:No.2 Sanlitun Beixiaojie, Chaoyang Distict, Beijing, China
The carpet shop makes and sells exotic carpets and rugs. Cleaning and delivery service are available.