Wangfujing Street, Beijing

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    Wangfujing Street: Exciting Window Shopping

    by dhei Written Nov 16, 2004

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    at smaller street in Wangfujing

    Wangfu Jing is near to my hotel. It is famous street where you can find malls, plaza, and shops. from foods to books, from fashion to sport. there is main street, but when you go to the smaller streests, you get surprise with local foods stands and chinese stuff stand-shop.

    Dress Code: no special dress code.

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  • Wangfujing Street: Bright Lights and Crowds

    by junkgirl Written Aug 17, 2004

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    The stores on Wangfujing stay open till about 9 or 10pm. The Mcdonalds just outside SunDongAn Plaze until midnight, blasting it theme song at full volume from open till close. At first i thought there was a club nearby but soon realised it is McDonalds that was pumping the volume.
    You can go into Wangfujing Food Street which runs off Wangfujing Street where you find not just interesting food (scorpion and seahorse skewers!) but souvernirs too. Don't get too pissed off with the waiter/tresses trying to convince you, almost dragging you to dine at their humble restaurant though, they are just doing their job. Almost all of them are non-Beijingers from villages or towns and they may not be aware that their persistence is rude to some
    Crowds start to disperse close to midnite but there are hawkers selling all sorts of stuffs (baked sweet potatoes, dvds) after the stores close.
    It is nice just to stroll along the pedestrian mall, people watching - locals chew on their 'ping tang hu lu' (candied fruits) while shopping and non-locals wandering around.

    Dress Code: Anything

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    Wangfujing Street: Night Markets

    by nepalgoods Updated Mar 24, 2004

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    Aroung 6 pm some streets in Beijing turn into lively nightmarkets. Specially around Wangfujing Road you can spend your evening eating and drinking at many nice foodstalls. Just try all this local specialities!!! The only food I do not eat are small birds and fried insects.

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    WangFuJing Street: WOW Crazy Shopping~~~

    by kittyzhaojin Written Apr 11, 2003

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    It is a very prosperous shopping streets. With hundreds of modern shopping malls as well as traditional ones that even last more than 100 years. You can buy anything from cool digital stuff to tiny artistic paper kite. And there various restaurants ,coffee bars cater to international and local customers in the shopping mall and streets. Also there are 2 big book store (one more than 5 story) . You can get some books and Video products here. OH remember the book store close early no late than 6 pm. others always open until 11pm or even later. Enjoy crazy shopping night ! ~~~ :)

    Dress Code: Shopping indeed is a very exhausting job .Remember:Heavy bags will kill you.

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    Wangfujing Street: Night time Markets

    by Green_Frog Written Jul 26, 2010

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    What a great place to people watch - or is it that we were being watched!!

    Here you can try anything - fried scorpions or seahorses anyone???

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    Wangfujing Street: Sweaty

    by pettevi Written Feb 9, 2006
    At 20:24 still +31C

    What ever your selection will be, be prepared to sweat. It is very hot everywhere! In summer at least.

    Dress Code: Wear thin clothes. T-shirt, jeans or skirt. There is no dress code in China. Anything goes.

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    Wangfujing Street: Wangfujing Outdoor Food Market

    by indigo_sf Written Oct 30, 2005

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    This is a great place for an unforgetable night walk...
    Walk through these counters serving from prok to cockroaches and scorpions.

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    Wangfujing Street: Wangfujing at the afternoon

    by dhei Written Nov 16, 2004
    Wangfujing main street

    From the afternoon, this street will be crowded, especially in Saturday. The street will be close, so no cars and motorcycle will be permited to cross.

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