With Ming and Qing dynasty architectural features, Liulichang Antique Street is a great place for literate in the capital. Well known works are flourish here such as four treasures of the study, antiques, paintings and calligraphic. Besides, the street is lined by many time-honored stores. Then take you to Panjiayuan Flea Market. As the largest antiques market among its kind both in China and Asia, the Panjianyuan Market is made up of more than 3,000 individual stalls covering 48,500 square meters. The Antique Zone is open everyday, but the Arts and Crafts Warehouse Zone open on Saturday and Sunday only.After that we will transfer to Beijing Curio City.
Located just near to the Panjiayuan Flea Market, Beijing Curio City is the first nationally supervised second-hand market in China, and the biggest Asian center of the curio trade.After tradition Chinese lunch, we shall take you to the Baoguosi Cultural Market where is the most centralized and professional market for the age-old money and old books. You can find different kinds of age-old money here. Also if you are interested, you could take some to your friends and family.At last, you will move on to visit the Beijing Hongqiao Market. Built in 1979 and located in the south central area of Beijing, Beijing Hongqiao Market is a great market for antiques, jewelry, clothes, food, souvenirs, gifts, toys, shoes etc. It is just to the east of the Temple of Heaven. Our visa free Beijing shopping tour does not contain the view of Temple of Heaven. If you want to visit that place, you should tell us in advance, we will tailor made one route for you. The Temple of Heaven was the place where the emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties worshipped heaven and prayed for good harvests. In ancient China, sacrifice to heaven by people has a history of about 5,000 years. It originated from natural worship. Ancient Chinese hoped that heaven could help them by sacrifice. This objectively reflected the people's wishes to nature.
This visa free Beijing tour enables antique lovers to visit most famous antiques and curio markets in Beijing. It is hard to find another city has so many rich resources in China.