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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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Worth it If you are in the area

It's a good market to kill some time. Is mostly food but there are other stalls and small shops. I wouldn't go out of my way to go there again, but if you are staying nearby... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

While open during the day, and perhaps the Beijing equivalent to Shanghai's Nanjing East, it becomes a spectacular walk at night time. Part of the street is pedestrian only, one of the few places where you don't have to fear for your life while crossing the street. There are grand international brands as well as high quality Chinese shops along... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Go and eat things you would never eat! Like fried starfish! Or stinky tofu. You will be surprised at what you can eat and what actually taste pretty darn good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

its a tourist area in Beijing, shopping area where u can buy branded or local stuffs. there's also a lot of food stalls selling delicious, bizzare yet mouthwatering local foods. If you are shopping in wanfujing's local vendors for souvenirs dont forget to bargain.. bargain 10%! If they offer RMB 1000 , bargain RMB 100-150..If they dont want, just walk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We only went here to go to a restaurant in the area. Nice pedestrian area. Some parts are not really closed to traffic. The insects stall is unique, the nearby souvenir stalls is a let down because they close at 9PM.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Wangfujing street is a tourist paradise. It has all the Top fashion brands of the world,in the Glass and steel structures, guarded by white gloved men,and if you have the patience to wander a little farther on foot, you'll be pleasantly surprised by the flea market and the street food counters, which offer you anything from snakes to cockroaches, cooked... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The main "attraction" here is the scorpions, spiders and other insects on skewers. There is other food on sale as well but frankly it looks as unappealing as the insects. We were ripped off by one of the food vendors who, in spite of us pointing at the picture of what we wanted and confirming the price brought us a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Wangfujing Street is quite an experience. Its a nice place to buy trinkets. Whats very interesting is here you will find very exotic foods such as scorpions on a stick, Starfish, lizards. This street has a very distinct smell!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

It's a good market to kill some time. Is mostly food but there are other stalls and small shops. I wouldn't go out of my way to go there again, but if you are staying nearby then it's worth checking out.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

All manner of shopping ranging from a big bookshop, a large (real) Apple store and high end luxury designer goods to a huge variety of cheap and affordable brands and a street market. Beware: you might be thinking that it's China, where almost everything is manufactured so it must be cheap, but the prices are almost comparable to what we'd... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Frankly I didn't enjoy seeing scorpions (still alive) threaded onto skewers. We ate in the little food court off the snack street and it was OK food but the environment was dirty. The night we visited was pouring so a lot of the souvenir shops were shut but the ones that were open were full of attendants who followed you... More 

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