Top 10 Beijing Antique Markets

There are many places to buy antique in Beijing city. Here lists the top 10 Beijing antique markets: 

1. Beijing Curio City

Chinese name: 北京古玩城
Beijing antique marketIt is the largest curio distribution center in Asia. The curio city, as one of top 10 Beijing antique markets, covers an area about 23,400 square meters (5.8 acres). There are about 500 stores dealing with ancient porcelain, paintings, calligraphy, jade, carving, bronze ware, antique furniture, carpet, clocks and jewelry. The curio city is like a big museum, and you can just wander around to get more knowledge about Chinese culture. Your eyes will be dazzled by these ancient art treasures.

Every year, the curio city holds several regular exhibitions to show the curios and art treasures. There are also many exhibition fairs, auctions, as well as lectures on curio knowledge. The Folk Culture Festival in January, Auction Week in May and Exhibition Fair in October are the most popular activities amongst them. They attract thousands of visitors coming here to choose their favorite curios.

The Beijing Curio City is well organized with a series of supporting facilities. There are some experts in the market, offering professional services and giving special instructions to the curio lovers.

Location: No.21, South 3rd East Ring Road, Chaoyang District
Bus Route: 28, 53, 300 Outer Ring line, 638, 680, 985, Zhuan 72, Te 8 Outer line, Yuntong 107 or Night Bus 30 to Huaweiqiao Nan.
Subway Route: Line 10 to Panjiayuan.
 Beijing antique marketLocated at the southeast corner of the 3rd Ring Road, Panjiayuan Flea Market, as one of top 10 Beijing antique markets, is the largest market selling second hand goods and curios in the area. It is like a big museum, attracting visitors at home and aboard with its unique charm. You can find many types of goods, including exquisite porcelain craftworks,Chinese calligraphy, painting, writing brush, ivory carving, traditional Chinese musical instruments, ancient carved furniture, ancient books and propaganda pictures. In such a large market with various goods of different qualities, finding a real curio requires sharp eyes and plenty of related background knowledge.

Location: No.18 Huaweili, Chaoyang District
Bus Route: 28, 378, 638, Yuntong 107, Yuntong 107 Express or Night Bus 30 to Panjiayuan Qiao.
Subway Route: Line 10 to Panjiayuan.
 

3. Liangma Collection Market

Chinese name: 亮马收藏品市场
Opened in 1992, the market occupies an area of 5,000 square meters (1.2 acres). There are about 200 stores engaged in selling porcelain, jade, ancient clocks, cameras, paintings, carpets and antique furniture.
Location: No.27 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District
 

4. Hongqiao Curio Market

Carved furnitures, BeijingChinese name: 红桥古玩市场
The curio market among top 10 Beijing antique markets is located on the third floor of Hongqiao Emporium. Most of the curios sold here are cheap imitations.
Location: 3rd floor of Hongqiao Emporium in No.9, Tiantan Rd, Dongcheng District
Bus Route: 6, 34, 35, 36, 39, 41, 43, 60, 72, 116, 128, 525, 599, 684, Night Bus 11 or 24 to Fahuasi.
Subway Route: Line 5 to Tiantan East Gate.
 

5. Lvjiaying Antique Furniture Market

Chinese name: 吕家营古旧家具市场
As one of the famous Beijing flea markets, it is a distribution center for antique furniture. There are 150 workshops making furniture in the market.
Location: No.237 Lvjiaying Village, Chaoyang District
 

6. Gaobeidian Antique Furniture Street

Chinese name: 高碑店古旧家具街
The street has decades of years history as a special street offering classical furniture.
Location: Gaobeidian, Wangsiying Xiang, Chaoyang District (east of Gaobeidian Lu)
 

7. Curio City Fenzhong Temple Antique Furniture Market

Chinese name: 古玩城分钟寺古典家具市场
It is the largest indoor market selling antique furniture.
Location: No.519, Fenzhong Temple, East 3rd South Ring Road, Fengtai District
Bus Route: 857, 812, 830, 826, 757, 803, 807, 750, 723, 627 (get off at Chengshou Temple Stop, south of the bus station)
 

8. Haiwangcun Curio Market

Chinese name: 海王村古玩市场
Rebuilt from Chinese Bookstore, the market is 1,100 square meters (nearly 0.3 acres) with over 70 stores.
Location: No.115, Liulichang Dong Jie, Xicheng District
 

9. Baoguo Temple Culture Market

Chinese name: 报国寺文化市场
Location: No.1 Baoguo Temple, Guang'anmen Inner Street, Xicheng District
 

10. Rongxing Art Gallery Folk Culture Market

Chinese name: 荣兴艺廊旧货市场
Location: No.19, West Liulichang Street, Xicheng District

- Last modified on Sep. 14, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Top 10 Beijing Antique Markets
Asked by rhod from FRANCE | Aug. 28, 2016 06:21Reply
Do you know where I could buy antique chinese games and playing cards in Beijing?
Yours truly,

Daniel Rhod
Answers (1)
Answered by Susan from USA | Aug. 29, 2016 04:53
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You may go to Baoguo Temple Cultural Market at No. 1, Baoguo Temple, Guang'anmennei Street. Take metro line 7 to Guang'anmennei Station, Exit B, and you can see it.
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