Silk Market of Beijing

Silk Market of BeijingNowadays, Beijing is not only a city for sightseeing but also a shopping paradise. Amongst all shopping areas, Silk Market Beijing is one of the few in Beijing which enjoy a world-wide reputation. In recent years, it has become one of the most popular destinations among the tourists from all over the world.

Back in 1980, only several stores scattered among embassies and diplomatic apartments on Xiushui Street. However, 10 years later, it has become a famous Silk Market Beijing which enjoys a far and wide reputation at home and abroad. Nowadays, Silk Market Beijing has enjoyed an equal popularity with the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Peking Roast Duck. It attracts millions of tourists from all over the world every year. It boasts a preferable location, just next to the CBD business district of Beijing City. Covering about 28 000 square meters, Silk Market Beijing is a must-see spot as a comprehensive trade center with diversified trendy commodities. The restored Silk Market Beijing runs on a fast track and focuses more on the high-quality commodities, justified price and considerate service. It has enjoyed a high prestige among some famous statesmen and stars, for example, the former president George Bush who once went shopping in Silk Market Beijing with his daughter during their stay in Beijing and took home some silk robes.

With a diverse blend of trade brands, fashion and multiple cultures, Silk Market Beijing has a rich collection of Jeans and other brand clothes, leather products, scarves, silks, batiks, pearls, pottery, Chinese tea, art wares, antiques, Chinese calligraphy and painting, fashion accessories, and kinds of local snacks. In addition, Silk Market Beijing is a gathering place for most China time-honored brands of the city, such as QJD (Quanjude) famous for Peking Roast Duck, Ruifuxiang for silks and satins as well as foreign goods, Beijing Tongrentang for traditional Chinese medicine, Qianxiangyi for silks and satins, Neiliansheng for traditional Beijing cloth shoes, Shengxifu for various Chinese caps and hats, etc. Furthermore, convenient amenities, like western café, fast-food restaurants and supermarkets are also available in Silk Market Beijing. The trip to this place will be worth it.

Nowadays, Silk Market Beijing has gone world-wide and become a famous trademark in Beijing. Over the years, it has played an active part in diversifying and promoting Beijing tour. In the future it will become more and more popular and bring more surprises to the world.

September 24th, 2013 by snow | No Comments »

The City of Silk

The City of SilkNowadays, Silk Market Beijing has become one of the most popular destinations for the tourists from home and abroad. It has long enjoyed an equal popularity with the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Peking Roast Duck.

Silk Market Beijing is a shopping center located in Chaoyang District, Beijing. It houses over 1,700 retail vendors, notorious among international tourists for their wide selection of counterfeit designer brand apparel. Silk Market Beijing attracts approximately 20,000 visitors daily (from 9am to 9pm) on weekdays and between 50,000 and 60,000 on weekends. Covering 35,000 square meters, it houses 1,700 retail vendors and over 3,000 salespeople spread over seven floors with three levels of basements. Many of the vendors have, over the years, gained the local and international notoriety for selling counterfeit luxury designer brands at relatively low prices. The original outdoor silk market Beijing was located in Xiushui Dongjie, near the First Embassy Area of Beijing. The shopping alley used to be home to 410 stalls selling mostly knock-off luxury brand-name garments, silk products and tourist souvenirs. It used to attract 20,000 local people and foreigners on weekends. Due to a series of problems, the old silk market Beijing was shut down for demolition on January 6, 2005.

The old alley-based Xiushui Market was replaced by the current one. Opened on March 19, 2005, the new silk market Beijing has enlarged its business scope. In addition to selling fashion apparels and accessories such as hats, handbags, shoes, belts, sportswear and silk fabrics, the new silk market Beijing has introduced traditional Chinese handicrafts, antiques, calligraphy, carpets, table cloths, bed coverings, paintings, hand-knit dresses, toys, electronic gadgets, trinkets, and fine jewelry and so on. A great many world-wide brands have rooted in silk market Beijing, such as Tongrentang Pharmacy, Quanjude Peking Roast Duck restaurant, and multi-national coffee and restaurant chains such as Lavazza, SPR Coffee, Caffe L’affare, Subway and TCBY . For years, silk market Beijing has become the ultimate one-stop tourist destination in Beijing.

In recent years, a series of measures has been conducted to improve the new silk market Beijing. Despite the efforts, counterfeits can still be found here. Over the years, it has played an active part in promoting Beijing tours. For more information about this silk city, visit our website or contact us. Welcome to Beijing! Hope you have a pleasant trip in Beijing and enjoy shopping in the City of Silk.

September 15th, 2013 by snow | No Comments »

A Dazzling Silk journey to Beijing

A Dazzling Silk journey to BeijingAre you having trouble in not finding the perfect silk for your clothes or your house? If you are, then you definitely got to pay a visit to Silk Market Beijing. 99 percent of the chance is you will find what you are looking for. I’m not exaggerating at all, for the following reasons will do me justice.
Silk Market Beijing has long enjoyed a long history and a high prestige in Beijing. Every year, millions of foreign tourists flood into this market to do some shopping. Within Silk Market Beijing, there are a large number of shops and stores lined along Xiushui Street. They mainly deal in silk craftworks and clothes, as well as silk materials. Looking from outside, this Silk Market Beijing is more like a skyscraping shopping mall which covers an area of 28,000 square meters, with 1,500 stalls. Nowadays, more and more specialty goods are flooding into Silk Market Beijing and the opening time is also extended, thus making it more attractive and popular. And it has played an incomparable role in leading the trend and fashion in Beijing. On this tour, you may find lots of generic clothes, as well as brand clothes. In recent years, it is dedicated to build its own brand.
In addition, Silk Market Beijing boasts a more convenient transport system. It’s within easy access of the subway and has a spacious square, as well as an abundant parking lot. Moreover, Silk Market Beijing has been equipped with a series of high-end facilities, like surveillance system, broadcasting system and signal-transmitting system, as well as digital network. What’s more, Silk Market Beijing has been installed with a central air-conditioner which ensures an ideal temperature all year round, as well as an advanced lighting system. Furthermore, it offers a series of elevators which ensure the customers a smoother shopping experience. Aside from those silk products, there is also a wide variety of other-type goods and commodities available in Silk Market Beijing, like accessories, watches, antiques and jewels and the like. Moreover, there are also a large number of time-honored shops nearby which offer a wide variety of traditional products.
Nowadays, Silk Market Beijing has become one of the most famous shopping centers in Beijing. Over the years, it has played an unrivaled part in stimulating Beijing tours. In the future, it will be getting more and more attractive and popular and bring a lot more to the world.

September 5th, 2013 by snow | No Comments »

Visa-Free: 2 Day Beijing Coach Travel with Airport Transfer (with hotel)

Silk Market Beijing is one of the most famous and attractive market in Beijing which attracts so many tourists. If you could have some transit time in Beijing, then you should make your time more useful, get this 2 day visa free trip with our organized tour agency! Some tour details below:

Visa-Free: 2 Day Beijing Coach Travel with Airport Transfer (with hotel)

Price From: US$ 120( 762 CNY )

Visa-Free: 2 Day Beijing Coach Travel with Airport Transfer (with hotel)Day 1: Beijing (L)
1. On arrival in Beijing Capital Airport, you will be met by our tour guide and wait for the departure of the visa free group tour at Terminal-3 at 10:30am. If you arrive at Terminal-2, then you could take the free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus to Terminal-3.
2. Drive to Badaling Great Wall and have sightseeing for about 2 hours in this visa free coach trip. Badaling is the closest section of Great Wall from Beijing. It is also the first section that opened to the public among other section of Great Wall. Cable car is available and optional.
- Badaling Great Wall: The most famous and best-preserved section of the Great Wall.
3. Way back to the hotel, visit Olympic Stadium for a short visit, about 45 minutes. Transfer you back to the hotel.

Visa-Free: 2 Day Beijing Coach Travel with Airport Transfer (with hotel)Day 2: Beijing (B,L)
1.Pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City. Have sightseeing in both attractions for about 2 hours in this bus tour.
- Tiananmen Square: The largest public square in the world with a total area of 440,000 square meters.
- Forbidden City: The best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world.
2. After visit the Square and Forbidden City, you will have lunch at Chinese restaurant.
3. After lunch, we will visit Temple of Heaven (20 minutes driving).
- Temple of Heaven: The largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings in China.
4. After that transfer you to Beijing Capital Airport or hotel at 4:30 pm and Beijing two days visa free Bus Trip end!

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1 Day Liulichang Antique Street, Panjiayuan Flea Market Beijing Shopping Tour

Beside Silk Market Beijing, Beijing also has another market where sell many antiques that ideal for antique collector to come. With this tour line, tourists can explore those markets area. Some tour detail below:

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Liulichang Antique Street, Panjiayuan Flea Market

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Liulichang Antique Street, Panjiayuan Flea MarketPrice From: US$ 46( 290 CNY )

Departure: You decide!
Tour Duration: about 8 hours
Pick-up place and time: Your City Center Hotel around 8:00am
Finishing place and time: Your City Center Hotel around 6:00pm
Payment Method: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire, Western Union
Tour Guide Language: English, other language speaking guide (French, Japanese, Spanish etc.) is available, if need, please contact us!
Feature: Beijing private 1 day Shopping Tour take you to Liulichang Antique Street, Panjiayuan Flea Market and other famous curio market in Beijing, with private tour guide and driver pick you up from hotel.

Traveler’s review:

I had a nice shopping tour and it was a worth trip that I got this nice tour agent. I basically love some antique and traditional Chinese ceramics, painting, calligraphic, and many other China’s old things. Explored many antique seller places in Beijing was very interesting. At the last place, we visited Hongqiao Market where I bought many cheap and nice shoes, bags, and souvenirs for my family. The tour was very excellent and was very worth to take for the shopaholics like me.

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March 26th, 2013 by sun | No Comments »

Visa-Free 2 Days Beijing Coach Tour

Silk Market Beijing is one of the interesting place and one of the ideal shopping places for foreign tourists who are interested in the Chinese typical products.

Visa-Free: 2 Day Beijing Group Travel

Price From: US$ 90( 572 CNY )

Badaling Great WallDay 1: Beijing (L)
1. On arrival in Beijing Capital Airport, you will be met by our tour guide and wait for the departure of the visa free group tour at Terminal-3 at 10:30am. If you arrive at Terminal-2, then you could take the free Inter-Terminal Shuttle Bus to Terminal-3.
2. Drive to Badaling Great Wall and have sightseeing for about 2 hours in this visa free Beijing trip. Badaling is the closest section of Great Wall from Beijing. It is also the first section that opened to the public among other section of Great Wall. Cable car is available and optional.
- Badaling Great Wall: The most famous and best-preserved section of the Great Wall.
3. Way back to the hotel, visit Olympic Stadium for a short visit, about 45 minutes. Transfer you back to the hotel in this bus tour.

Forbidden CityDay 2: Beijing (L)
1.Pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Tiananmen Square and Forbidden City.
- Tiananmen Square: The largest public square in the world with a total area of 440,000 square meters.
- Forbidden City: The best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world.
2. After visit the Square and Forbidden City in coach tour, you will have lunch at Chinese restaurant.
3. After lunch, we will visit Temple of Heaven (20 minutes driving). Explore one of the sacrificial places where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests.
- Temple of Heaven: The largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings in China.
4. After that transfer you to Beijing Capital Airport or hotel at 4:30 pm and Beijing two days visa free Bus Trip end!

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Silk Market’s Development

 

Silk Market

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Zoo Market, Silk Market from US$ 50/pax

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Liulichang Antique Street, Panjiayuan Flea Market from US$ 46/pax

Badaling Great Wall, Ming Tombs & Olympic Stadium Day Tour from US$ 46/pax

Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven & Summer Palace Day Tour from US$ 52/pax

Silk refers to the Chinese traditional products first produce in China. Its products open the first trading between East and West in large scale. So people come to Beijing will visit the original silk culture by visit the Silk Market. Silk Market is located at the extended line of Changan Avenue, and close to CBD business circle, has convenient transportation and good location. As well as the Great Wall and Forbidden City, it is the international tourist shopping market with best world influence in China. As the earliest opened market and most famous business brand, Silk Market has almost 30 years’ history, birth with the reform and openness in China. In Silk Market, many things are popular in consumers from different countries such as boutique clothes, silk, pearl, china, tea, art work, some Chinese foods, and goods have Chinese traditional characteristics. During the two years, hundreds of political people and international stars visited it happily, which demonstrate the unique position of Silk Market as the first foreign-related market in China. Now, Silk Market becomes one of the landmarks to visit for tourists from home and abroad with the symbols of Beijing including the Great Wall, Forbidden City and Peking Roast Duck.

February 26th, 2013 by rain | No Comments »

Historical Beijing Trips

Silk Market Beijing is famous for the Chinese traditional silk and its products, so silk culture is listed into the itinerary of tour route.

3 Days Historical Beijing Tour Package (with hotel)

Price From: US$ 235( 1,504 CNY )

Temple of HeavenDay 1: Arrive in Beijing (D)
Arrive in Beijing, you will meet the tour guide holding a welcome sign with your name at Beijing Airport. Then transfer you to visit Temple of Heaven. In the evening, you are arranged to enjoy the Mongolian Hot Pot and Kongfu show (or Acrobatics show or Peking Opera show). End of this day, transfer you back to your hotel in Beijing.
- Temple of Heaven: The largest existing complex of ancient sacrificial buildings in China.
- Kungfu Show: a night show performing the Chinese Kungfu in Beijing.

Forbidden CityDay 2: Beijing (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel on departure time, head to visit Tiananmen Square, then nove to Forbidden City (including the Exhibition of Treasures) and last visit Summer Palace.
- Tiananmen Square: The largest public square in the world with a total area of 440,000 square meters.
- Forbidden City: The best preserved imperial palace in China and the largest ancient palatial structure in the world.
- Summer Palace: The largest and most well-preserved royal park in China, greatly influences Chinese horticulture.

Mutianyu Great WallDay 3: Departure from Beijing (B, L)
Pick you up from your hotel on departure time, drive to visit the famous Mutianyu Great Wall and underground tomb in Ming Tombs. After this, transfer to have a view of Bird Nest. Ended of this tour, transfer you to Beijing Capital International Airport, and see off.
- Mutianyu Great Wall: Originally built during the Northern Qi Dynasty in the mid-sixth century, the most beautiful section.
- Ming Tombs: Buried 13 emperors of Ming Dynasty, it is the largest clusters of imperial cemeteries in China.

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January 28th, 2013 by rain | No Comments »

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Zoo Market, Silk Market

Silk MarketOwing to the weather, various travelers in Beijing book the Beijing shopping tour instead of Beijing attraction tour, to visit Liulichang Antique Market, Panjiayuan Old Market, Silk Market and Beijing Zoo, which are the best place to go shopping and harvest big with cheap price. According to your needs, you would have chance to visit the shopping place and also can booking online to enjoy these places with complete service and knowledgeable tour guide.

For example, 1 day Beijing shopping tour to Zoo Market and Silk Market is fit for tourists who like to go shopping. Zoo Market is located near Beijing Zoo is the largest wholesale market group which is composed of seven markets. The kinds and types of clothes are so much that you cannot imagine that. Beijing Zoo Market is not only the ideal place for tourists in Beijing theme tour, but also good place for shops. Beijing Zoo Market is famous in China, so it attracts many people, special in weekend and holiday, you will see its flourishing scenery in Beijing theme tour. If you want to go shopping in Beijing Zoo Market at these times, you will prepare for its flourishing.  Anywhere from 10 to 50 RMB, you would shirts, tops, jeans, pants, skirts, everything, etc. And jewelry for about 10-15RMB. In some places they can be more expensive, but about 90% are the cheap prices listed above. Buy them here for half-price but be geared up for bargaining hard or buy in volume. Here, it is the must place on bargain.

After lunch, Silk Market is the next stop for shopping. Refer to it is a Market, really a shopping mall with seven floors. It is a complete shopping mall with various typical Chinese goods and souvenirs. The shop assistances always speak various languages and communicate with guests very well. Shares the name of Beijing Symbols with Forbidden City, the Great Wall and Peking Roast Duck, Silk Market is one of the must-see places in Beijing. Usually, in early morning of everyday, you would see many guests come here to pick their gifts home.

No matter Zoo Market or Silk Market, you would choose the goods you like.

December 20th, 2012 by rain | No Comments »

1 Day Beijing Shopping Tour: Zoo Market, Silk Market

Silk MarketDeparture: Daily
Tour Duration: about 8 hours
Pick-up place and time: Your City Center Hotel at 9:00am
Finishing place and time: Your City Center Hotel around 5:00pm
Payment Method: Cash, Credit Cards, Wire, Western Union
Tour Guide Language: English, other language speaking guide (French, Japanese, Spanish etc.) is available, if need, please contact us!
Feature: Beijing shopping tour takes you to the most popular free market – zoo market and silk market, enjoy bargain with local vendors and buy cheap goods! The unique experience will bring fresh feeling to you.

Tourist Review:
This is my forth time I am visiting and it is amazing place for shopping. I have been to so many markets but this is the one where I had the most fun. It is several floors of shops selling souvenirs, clothings, knock-offs of everything from clothes to shoes to bags, and some typical Chinese products. Bargaining is the norm here. The sales people are very aggressive.

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December 3rd, 2012 by rain | No Comments »