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Address: Wangfujing Main Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing 100006, China
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Activities: Walking
Description: This street is comprised of upscale and flea-market shops.
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A sort of Beijing Regent Street, with comparable prices!

Nice to look but no cheap shopping here, The long strip of street food stalls is interesting to sample but beware , deep fried starfish , scorpions, snake and all manner of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Essen, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Nice to look but no cheap shopping here, The long strip of street food stalls is interesting to sample but beware , deep fried starfish , scorpions, snake and all manner of strange grilled animals don't come cheap, neither does what elsewhere would be called a simple 'pot noodle' a few tasters here cost as much as the finest roast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Seeing all the pictures of this place piked our interest in visiting. What caught my husband's eye was the array of different fare to eat. He's watched too many of Andrew Zimmerman shows that he wanted to be adventurous. So he tried the scorpions, he said it wasn't soo bad and it tasted like fried smelt. Don't worry they don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I spent 2 - 3 hours there after finishing my work during a business trip. It is very different from 10 - 15 years ago with new tall buildings and complex. There are still a number of street food stalls and shops which offer special food like deep fried spiders etc. There are also a number of shops which sell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The main street houses all the big stores and the rather grand Omega clock. However, dip down the side street (day or night) and you enter a narrow set of streets where vendors will deep fry bats, scorpions, snakes, chicken feet, starfish....and everything comes on a stick. How much of this is actually for tourists is questionable....certainly compared to the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is just like many modern upmarket shopping streets in the world. Here you find big and/or posh shops selling expensive international brands and some local mix. One can get these brands cheaper elsewhere in other cities. The environment is nice though, just enjoy strolling thru the big walkway between the shops, browse through the various shops & the shopping... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Certainly worth a look at night. All the big brands and malls as well as smaller souvenir shops. Quite pricey shopping but some good restaurants in the malls are reasonably priced. Snack street is well worth a walk to see snake, fried bugs but a local advised us to look but not eat. There was a concern a while ago... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I walked down Wangfujing st , past many hotels & big buildings then finally came across some high class shops with high prices not my cup of tea. I much prefer the little alleys back streets real China were you can haggle over tea prices or anything you fancy,

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This famous Beijing shopping street is now lined with big name-brand shops. Fancy, with very fancy prices! Not for the faint-hearted or the thin-walleted!! Unless you're really into shopping, there's little of interest here.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

With brand name shops which you can find almost international, I found it is a waste of time. The only interesting I found is the scorpions. I bought a box of nuts which I had sampled at the store and when I bought a box of it home, turned out out to be totally different from what I had tried.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Not to be missed. this food street has the most interesting selection of food that I have seen in a long long time. From the regular stuff to scorpions , snakes , lizards and even Spiders on skewers. it was interesting even for a vegetarian like me. But go prepared for the human squeeze pushing and elbowing. this is china!!!... More 

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