Famous Beijing Old Stores
Located at East Chang'an Avenue, Wangfujing Street has a history of more than 100 years. The street, which is less than one kilometer long, is lined with shops. The best-known shop is the Beijing Department Store. To the north of the department Store is the One World Department Store, which features a collection of Chinese and foreign name brands and fine quality products. Sun Dong An Market is the largest market in Beijing with 100,000 square meters of floor area housing more than 200,000 kinds of goods.
Besides modern department stores, the Old-Beijing-Street is now seated underground, which was built and decorated in Ming and Qing style. The outstanding characteristic of it is the centralized well-known longstanding stores selling shoes, caps, silk cloth, scissors, Chinese brushes and ink-stick, jade articles, roast ducks and so on.
Beijing Liubiju Pickle Store
As the brand with the longest history in Beijing, Liubiju has its own special recipe, processing techniques and equipments to produce pickles and seasonings. Beijing Liubiju was founded 470 years ago, and is proud of its delicious products. It also owns other time-honored branches such as: Gui Xin Zhai and Tian Yuan with the long history of 270-year and 130-year respectively.
The name Liubiju was taken from the motto coined by the shop's founder and means "House of Six Musts," referring to prime raw materials, choice ingredients, the best yeast, pure water, proper curing, and flavorful pickles.With the help of new technology, Beijing's oldest brand has transformed itself from a small family workshop to a major manufacturer with annual sales amounting to 150 million Yuan.
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Qianmen Street has been a commercial area for centuries, overflowing with many traditional shops including Chinese medicine shops, silk shops, tea shops, and also some Chinese snack shops. Beyond the traditional shops, the Qianmen Street area has some of the largest department stores in Beijing, including Xinxin Clothing Store, the largest clothing store in Beijing. Qianmen offers a good range of shopping options such as the Dazhalan No.1 and No.2 Department Stores, as well as the Ladies' Goods Store and the Children's Goods