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Friendship Store

17 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing, China
+86 10 6500 3311
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I have not visited the store !!

This Company has hacked into my Bank account as I purchased a fake Pandora bracelet - now this... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
DoncasterDisgusted
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doncaster
Now more of a museum than a store for shopping!

As reviews indicate below, there is an interesting history to the Beijing Friendship Store. This... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2016
Raintree_Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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This huge store sells a wide range of traditional Chinese goods and handicrafts including watercolor paintings, cashmere clothing, porcelain, jade, rugs and traditional Chinese medicine.
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good30%
  • Average40%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
Oct 16, 2017
“I have not visited the store !!”
Oct 21, 2016
“Now more of a museum than a store for shopping!”
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17 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing, China
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+86 10 6500 3311
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This Company has hacked into my Bank account as I purchased a fake Pandora bracelet - now this month they have tried to take yet another amount - SO PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS SITE OR SHOP OR ANYTHING OF THEIRS !!

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Reviewed October 22, 2016

As reviews indicate below, there is an interesting history to the Beijing Friendship Store. This government-operated store used to be a bustling place, where foreigners could buy imported goods and daily requirements and a huge variety of interesting Chinese arts and crafts. It was one...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

I have been going to the Beijing Friendship Store since 2002 when it was one of the few places you could get Western food. Dont think i ever shopped in the actual 'Friendship' part before but took a stroll thru a few times because it...More

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Reviewed November 24, 2013

If you're in this neighborhood -- perhaps visiting Ritan Park or the newer Silk Market, both just blocks away -- it's worth strolling over to the Friendship Store just to imagine what it used to be like when it was opened. As I understand it,...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Food was served a a large round table with a huge lazy Susan in the middle. Dishes, mostly vege type were placed to be shared by all at the table. One glass of beer or coke was served, if you want more you have to...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2012

Not worth a visit - used to be a special place but no longer. Now just another shopping centre, has lots its soul and is overpriced.

2  Thank darkraspberry
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Reviewed April 7, 2012

They make and sell Cloisonne here. Seemed expensive, though they would barter. They have a descent restaurant here. It was very crowded. This would probably be a good stop for seniors, but not teenagers or kids

1  Thank PhoenisSunDog
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Reviewed August 10, 2009

Stay out of these places. If your guide tries to take you to them, resist. They say they're official government stores, and they give a "fair price." Hence, no bartering. We fell for it and later on found the same thing we bought selling for...More

3  Thank seniormoose
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