These Are The Best Places In Beijing To Buy Unique Souvenirs
As a booming metropolis of 20 million locals hosting a whopping 150 million tourists each year, you can be sure Beijing has megalithic shopping districts where visitors can pick up the finest of Chinese mementos. Particularly since the 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing has cleaned up the streets to improve the visitor experience for foreigners. Ditch the tacky keychains and fridge magnets, and pick up some quality, locally made souvenirs such as painted fans, paper cut outs, flour figurines, ‘inside painted’ snuffboxes, engraved jade stamps, cloisonné, ceramics, tea, or jewelry. This list includes the best places to find unique souvenirs for your visit.