We are back in Beijing and today, we are going to Xidan and Silk Market.
Xidan ( 西单 )
located in the center of Xicheng District in Beijing
How to go to Xidan ?
-Take bus 1, 52, 70, 83, 17 Express or Night Bus 1 to Xidan Lukou Dong.
-Take bus 15, 22, 88, 102, 105, 109, 332, Te 13, Night Bus 4 or 10 to Xidan Lukou Nan.
-Take bus 46 to Xidan Shangchang.
Take subway line 1 or line 4 and get off at Xidan Station. One should get out from the exits F1 or F2.
What are in Xidan ?
1. Xidan Joy City ( 大悦城 )
the largest modern mega-mall in Xidan.
Featuring Paul Frank, Northface, UnderArmour, ZARA, Boy London and more.
Opening Hours: 10:00 - 22:00
2. Xidan Culture Plaza ( 西单文化广场 )
The culture plaza is the largest comprehensive entertainment place in downtown Beijing.
Opening Hours: 10:00 - 20:30
3. Xidan Shopping Center( 西单商场 )
It has cosmetics, digital products and clothes for young girls, kids and middle-aged people, while northern building mostly has sportswear, sports goods, daily necessities, health care products, famous tobacco, wine and tea.
Opening Hours: 09:30 - 21:00
4. Grand Pacific Mall( 君太百货 )
Introduction: Grand Pacific Mall is eight-storied. Floor 1- 7 are mainly shopping sites, and B1 is a dinning zone providing delicious food. On the floor 1 and 2 mainly sell world famous branded cosmetics, gold jewelry and watches. Clothes, handbags, shoes and ornaments for girls can be purchased on the floor 3, 4 and 5. Floor 6 mainly serves men’s suits, ties, shoes, belts and watches; office supplies also can be found here. If visitors want to buy sports products, they should go to Floor 7, where various branded clothes and shoes are sold.
Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 – 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 10:00 - 22:30
5. Xidan Mingzhu Market or Xidan Pearl Market ( 西单明珠市场 )
the first floor is mobile phones, then multiple floors of fashion and cosmetics with a food hall on the top floor.
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 20:30
6. Beijing Book Building ( 西单图书大厦 )
A massive bookstore, you can find english book here.
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 21:00
Nearest place to stay
5 star Pan Pacific Beijing
Silk Market Beijing or Silk Street
located at No. 8 East Xiushui Street, Chaoyang District
How to go to Silk Street ?
Take Bus 28, 43, 120, 126, 403, 639, 673, or Night Bus 24 to Yong'anli Lukou Bei and walk south for 3 minutes to the market; or take Bus 1, 9, 619, 668, 668 Express, or Night Bus 1 to Yong'anli Lukou Xi and walk east for 5 minutes to get there.
Take Subway Line 1 and get off at Yonganli.
Opening Hours : 9:30 ~ 21:00
What are inside ?
Office Area, Tongrentang Pharmacy, Food Area (Patio Pizza, Zheng Yi Yuan Restaurant...)
International Jewelry Exchange Centre, Boutiques, Huaxia Bank, Supermarket, Teahouse
Jewelries, Jade Articles, Antiques, Calligraphy and Paintings, Tea, Porcelain, Folk Handicrafts, Rugs, Cosmetics, Watches, Glasses, Stationery, Outdoor Supplies, Electrical Appliances, Digital Products, CDs/DVDs, Nail Salon, Foot Massage
Tailor’s Shop, Scarves, Ties, Chinese Clothing, Pajamas, Silk Bedding, Children's Wear, Toys, Silk Carpets, Nail Salon, Foot Massage, ATM
Clothes, Boutique Corridor, Bedding, Nail Salon, Foot Massage, Money Exchange, ATM
Clothes, Cafes, Information Desk, ATM
Suitcases & Bags, Shoes, Hats, Leatherwear, CDs/DVDs, Electronics Maintainence, Gift Packing, KFC, Money Exchange
Office Area, Post Office, Food Area
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