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Panjiayuan Antique Market

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Open on the weekends only, this colorful and fascinating market offers a huge assortment of antiques and oddities by more than 3,000 registered stallholders.
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  • Average15%
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“huge market”(10 reviews)
“real antiques”(9 reviews)
“bargain hard”(13 reviews)
No.18 Huawei Li, Panjiayuan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100021, China
+86 10 5120 4699
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great place to explore if you want to get away from the normal tourist crowds. A lot of little street vendors who will wheel and deal. You can find some great deals here, just remember to start at 10-20% of the asking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank roamingmama
Reviewed 1 week ago

This market consists of a main arena, where most of the street peddlers ply their trade daily, as well as shop-houses surrounding the arena, which also sells antiques (albeit larger stuff such as furniture, statues, collectibles, etc. If you love antiques, you will have a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ekeat79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Beijing over 20 times and only visited Panjiayuan for the first time last Autumn. It is easily accessible by subway and public transport and one can expect to spend a few hours there, going through the paintings, jewellery, antiques. The salesperson...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Globetrave
Reviewed 26 January 2019

Did not understand the appeal of this. Most of the stalls had the same things and nothing particularly special. I liked the Jade bracelets and thought I might pick up a few as souvenirs but each vendor was more expensive than the last - with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Esthr10321
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Take Subway Line 10 to Panjiayuan and leave from Exit B. You can follow a sign stating “Antique Centre”, but when you get to street level walk in the opposite direction to this sign. Panjiayuan is almost immediately on your left. The “Antique Centre” is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank rogerp411
Reviewed 4 January 2019

We were looking for other places to shop and came across this. It was easy to get to, just off the subway. It was a cold day, and kinda slow so not much was displayed. They had really interesting items, but we didn't buy much....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tykane01
Reviewed 29 December 2018

OK so many of the antiques were made last week, but this doesn't detract from the whole car boot sale / local feel of this open air market. A highlight is the row of "worry walnut" stalls. Watch the locals haggle over what seem to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Brian_Melbourne
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

You can find a few pieces of artwork. You should bargain. On the price they say remove the last digit and tell them your price. For example: 500 yuan, I give you 50! Insist and you get it with 50 ;)

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Yanni K
Reviewed 14 December 2018

The market is split up into different sections. On 1 side you have old and used books. They have both an interesting variety of english and chinese books. They also sell various propaganda and printed posters. The main market sells a lot of trinkets including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank joninsingapore
Reviewed 14 December 2018

It's said there is always a large crowd of people gathering in this place every weekend to seek something precious. When we go through many stalls, figures of the Buddha, ancient books,jade, jewelry, handicrafts, needlework, a lot of things are sold on the stalls along...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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24 August 2018|
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Response from Jen M | Reviewed this property |
You will definitely find plenty of awesome buddhist antiques and reproductions. :)
3 June 2017|
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Response from teyshalltess | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi. Your hotel should have a card with this destination written in Chinese.Show to taxi driver. Always useful to have your hotel name written in Chinese so you can get back!
1 March 2017|
Response from farmakerosf | Reviewed this property |
Opening Time: 8:30 - 16: 30(Monday - Friday); 4:30 - 16:30 (Saturday and Sunday)