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Liulichang Street

Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 8050 2339
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This busy shopping street, restored to its original style, sells almost anything China can offer in antiques, ancient coins, Chinese paintings, jade and traditional folk clothing.
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  • Very good56%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hepingmenwai, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
+86 10 8050 2339
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

From north of HePingMen, you will pass by the entrance or exit to LiuLiChang (east at the left side & west at the right) street. You can visit the west side of LiuLiChang street, the old calligraphy street of Beijing, and Hutongs, then you will...More

Thank eddyTbd
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We came to this quaint (and quiet on the day we visited ) street mistakenly thinking that it offers Chinese glass art items based on the name Liu Li Chang Lu which literally means Chinese glass art factory street. Turned out it's famous for its...More

Thank LnS2004
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Colourful art shops and artists line this ancient street. Beautiful work of different styles abound. Have a look at the exquisite in-bottle artwork at #99 Lui Li Chang East Street, the Xu family. The artist is Xu Bu. The details and his skills are astonishing!...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is the oldest street in Beijing and situated outside Hepingmen. It is an ancient street and is filled with quaint shops selling art and calligraphy related products, antiques, curios and old books. There are also tea shops selling tea and teapots and galleries selling...More

1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Was there in Dec 2014 accidentally after discovering this tiny alley way near the street. You can find tons of restaurants and shops there. Very old Beijing style. Try to avoid the rickshaw rides though, they are a rip off.

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed 8 February 2017

There are shops that sell papers and pens especially designed for calligraphy which are worth the while to see as well as antique shops.

Thank commenttripworld
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I loved this little street. It is extremely characteristic and some of the shops have been open for trade for hundreds of years! I think is a must to see in Beijing

Thank sroujo
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

A lot of private galleries of calligraphers and shops selling calligraphy related items such as brushes, papers, ink, seals made by beautifully sculptured stone or borns and ink stones. You can spend full day there visiting every galleries and shops if you are interested in...More

1  Thank HappyDragon0201
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I accidentally found this street as I was walking back to the JW Marriott hotel. The street is full of chinese painting or calligraphy shops! They have paper shops, brush shop, ink grinder (not sure how to translate this), stone seal shops, framing shops. So...More

Thank gzau
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We were told that this street was an antique street full of curios, art, furniture etc however it only had art and shop after shop full of Chinese art or art materials - great if you are an artists but we were looking g for...More

1  Thank nunny2517
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