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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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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