Feature Stores in Beijing

Beijing has a prosperous economy for hundreds of years. There are manystores, which are highly reputed, still in existence till today and are wellliked by the locals as well as foreign visitors. These stores can be found in Dazhalan, Wangfujing, Liulichang and some other traditional commercial areas in Beijing. Below are some of the time honored stores worth checking out.

Rui Fu Xiang Silk & Cotton Shop

Chinese name: 瑞蚨祥(ruì fú xiáng)
Rui Fu Xiang is a silk store opened by a businessman from Shandong Province in1893. The store was established in Dazhalan for over one hundred year and isnow listed as Beijing Cultural Relic Protection Unit. It deals with high quality silk and leather of different sorts. The store also caters to tailor made clothes.
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 21:00
Location: No.5, Dazhalan Jie, Qianmenwai, Xuanwu District
Bus Route: 104, 803, 10, 1, 4 (get off at Wangfujing Stop)
 
Rui Fu Xiang
Rui Fu Xiang
      
Nei Lian Sheng
Nei Lian Sheng, Beijing

Nei Lian Sheng

Chinese name: 内联升(nèi lián shēng)
It is also a time honored store engaging in shoes. Cloth shoes are the most popular ones of the store. The shoes here are well liked by some famous person like ChairmanMao.
Opening Hours: 09:00 - 20:00
Location: No.34, Dazhalan Jie, Xuanwu District

Qian Xiang Yi

Chinese name: 谦祥益(qiān xiáng yì)
Used name as Beijing Silk Store, the shop enjoys a history over 150 years. It is the largest one serving a great number of silks. There are also many kinds of special silks from minority groups.
Opening Hours: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: No.5, Qianmen Zhubaoshi, Xuanwu District
Bus Route: 17 (get off at Qianmen Stop) Bus Route: 44, 744, 48, 803, 729, 66,726, 22 (get off at Qianmen Stop)
Qian Xiang Yi
Chinese silk, Beijing
Beijing Silk

Bu Ying Zhai

Chinese name: 步瀛斋(bù yíng zhāi)
Opened in 1858, it is a well known store dealing with all kinds of shoes, ranging from exquisite silk shoes with embroidered designs to imported leather shoes.
Opening Hours: 08:00 - 18:00
Location: No.8, Dazhalan Jie, Xuanwu District
Bus Route: 120, 59, 744 (get off at Dazhalan Stop)

Sheng Xi Fu

Sheng Xi Fu Hat Store
Chinese name: 盛锡福(shèng xī fú)
Opened in 1911, the store is welcomed by locals with exquisite handmade caps.The caps here have gain high reputation with high quality and elegant style.
Opening Hours: 08:15 - 21:00
Location: No.196, Wangfujing Dajie, Dongcheng District
Bus Route: 106, 110 (get off at Dengshikou Stop)

Yuan Chang Hou Tea House

Chinese name: 元长厚茶庄(yuán cháng hòu chá zhuāng)
It is a time honored tea house with a history over 90 years. The tea house offersyou the genuine tea of China.
Location: No.98, Xidan Bei Dajie, Xicheng District

Zheng Ming Zhai

Chinese name: 正明斋(zhèng míng zhāi)
Opened in Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), the store serves the local desserts for hundredsof years.
Location: No.1, Lucao Yuan, Sanlihe Nan Lu, Haidian District

Gui Xiang Cun

Chinese name: 桂香村(guì xiāng cūn)
It is a food store opened on Mid-autumn festival of 1916. Now, it serves nearly170 kinds of snacks with special local flavor.
Location: No.177, Xidan Bei Dajie, Xicheng District

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