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Dashilan

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Underneath a local marketplace is this 9,000-foot-long underground air-raid shelter that has been converted to an underground hotel and arts and crafts shop.
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Dazhalan Shopping Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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Reviewed January 15, 2019

Dashilan (or Dashilar) is a famous shopping street within Qianmen, which comprises of many small businesses and peddlers clustered together within a "hutong" (i.e. small lanes or alleys). You can buy all sorts of items ranging from clothing and shoes to souvenirs and of course,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Loved the main street as well as exploring all the laneways. Statues also ng the street are amazing - so lifelike. Best part was exploring all the “real life” hutongs on the perimeter. Please walk off the beaten path and explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lions300
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

A pleasant area with lots of fellow travellers and shopping. Great location, within walking distance from Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden Palace.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angelady74
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Along with Qianmenlu, checking out Dashilan is a nice way to finish a day focused on the Tiananmen area tourist sites. Qianmen has some of the nicer shops, while Dashilan is a great place to grab cheap eats. I also suspect Dashilan is one of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Northwest of Qianmen Street , only 300 meters long but very busy with shops both sides , some very old historic shops hundreds years old . Very nice walk .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Gidons51
Reviewed January 31, 2018

This is one of the side streets near the Qianmen Street. It's more catered to locals with interesting stores and snack shops. It's not far from Zhengyang Gate so it's worth your time to come here for a stroll.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Still a great street with traditional stores. Incredible silks, beautiful Chinese dresses. Traditional cutlery shop worth a visit. Go to the shoe shop where Mao got his sewn, very traditional sewn soles still available. Very handy to Qianmen subway.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 993chucks
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Cute small street in an oldfashion style. Very hard to find it without English-Chinese map, almost no one on the streets around the Tiananmen square knew about it. If you have enough time or gap between visiting the main attractions you may include this street...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

If you are visiting Beijing you must step by there. Is 10 minute walking from Tien'anmen square... Tram ride is fun but i suggest to walk along the main street and move on the lateral side to find restaurant o market...here you can find silk...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

I stayed at 365 Inn, a decent hostel on Dazhalan Street itself and this is a very good area to base yourself in to visit Beijing as it's so close to Qianmen metro and several attractions. The restaurant right next to the hostel was AMAZING...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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