Qianmen street Beijing, traditional Chinese crafts

 

Qianmen street, is the one of the oldest shopping street in Beijing, where you can buy everything you want!

If you have a favor with traditional Chinese productions, Qianmen Street may be the first stop on your shopping tour in Beijing.

You have there a lot af brands, and a lot of stands of chinese food.


 

 

“Qianmen” is the colloquial name for “Zhengyangmen”

Situated at the south of Tiananmen Square  and once guarded the southern entry into the Inner City.

Although much of Beijing’s city walls were demolished, Qianmen remains an important geographical marker of the city. The city’s central north-south axis passes through Zhengyangmen’s main gate. It was formerly named Lizhengmen. 

This street was closed for rebuilding during one year, in 2007. 

 

 The Zhengyangmen is situated on the central north-south axis of Beijing.

The main gateway of the gatehouse is aligned with Yongdingmen Gate to the south, the Mausoleum of Mao Zeodong and the Monument to the People’s Heroes in Tiananmen Square, the Tianmen Gate itself and the imperial throne in the Forbidden City.

 

Looks best at night with all the luminous ambiance.

Qianmen’s Street has a great selection of food and shops.

Everything is new and clean.  You can have a nice walk with lots of shopping places along.

 

 

Adress:

Qianmen Street, Chongwen District, Beijing

前门东大街崇文门西大街

 

 

How to go there?

Subway : line 2:  get off at ” Qianmen station”, exit B

Bus: No. 5, 17, 22, 48, 66, 82, 120, 301, 646, 826: get off at “Qianmen Station”

 

 

 

 

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