Shopping - Antique
This store carries an amazing collection of genuine antique Tibetan cabinets. On display in the shop are only a small fraction of what is available; many more cabinets are at the shop's warehouse.
Address: Gongrentiyuchang Dong Lu A-6, Chaoyang District
Chengguzhai Antique Store
You'll find more handicrafts; ceramics, jewelry, and knickknacks, than antiques here.
Address: 194 Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District
Liulichang Culture Street
As an antique collector, you should not miss Liulichang Culture Street. It is a few minutes' walk from the south of Hepingmen subway station.
It is an established market selling jewelry, antiques and ancient calligraphies and paintings. Antiques of over 100 years old and over are marked with a red seal and requires an export license before leaving the country.
The best-known shop in this street is Rongbaozhai, which first opened about 300 years ago, and it sells authentic works of art. There are also shops selling old watches and furniture.
Address: Liulichang Street
Museum of Antique Currency
Gudai Qianbi Zhanlanguan. Collectors buy, sell, and trade old coins and paper currency outside this museum every day.
Address: Bei'erhuan Jie, Xicheng District
For old stamps, try the stamp traders' stalls along the west side of Yuetan Park. Coins are sold at many antiques and curio shops in the same area.
Address: Yuetan Park, Haidian District
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