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Other Shopping possibilities

Beijing Curio City

The Beijing Gu'an Chang complex has 4 stories of kitsch and curio shops and a few furniture vendors, some selling authentic antiques. If you are looking for antique furniture, try Dong Fang Yuan (4th floor, no. 11).

Address: Dongsanhuan Nan Lu, Chaoyang District


This charming little boutique sells Chinese giftware and home decor, such as cushion covers, antique-style furniture, table runners, and placemats at reasonable prices.

Address: Northeast corner of Ritan Park, Chaoyang District

Foreign Languages Bookstore

For the most variety, try this 4 story shop, which stocks textbooks, tapes, maps, art books, dictionaries, and some foreign-language novels (mainly classics à la Dickens and Austen).

Address: 235 Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District

Wangfujing Post Office

For new Chinese stamp sets, visit this busy post office in the Wangfujing shopping area.

Address: 2 Xuanwumendong Dajie, at Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District.