The largest pearl store near the Temple of Heaven

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At the northeast of the Temple of Heaven lies a well-known pearl market. Every day it attracts a great many people from home and abroad. Recently I paid a visit there, and was greatly impressed with Fanghua Pearl and Jewel, the largest shop in the market. If you want to find a beautiful natural pearl necklace, and give yourself a more elegant and nobler look, don’t miss this shop.

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Moon Festival: Mooncakes hot sales in Beijing

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The Fifteenth of the eighth month in the Lunar Calendar marks the Moon Festival, which is regarded the most poetic festival in China. This mid-autumn celebration symbols the reunion of family and friends, when everyone praising the blooming flowers under the full moon, enjoying fine wine and delicious mooncake, and sharing the best wishes to one another.

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What kind of present should you buy for your friends and relatives when a Beijing tour?

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Are you having a Beijing tour? Are you having difficulties to pick up the most typical and interesting presents for your friends and family?
Hereunder are the most recommended presents you can firstly consider to buy.

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Beijing Dashanlan Street: the oldest and most traditional shopping business street in China

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If you want to experience a touch of Beijing’s markets and shopping miles 200 years ago, this is the perfect place to go. Here, let me take you to have a virtual shopping tour in the area by enjoying these photos.

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10 tips on learning how to haggle


Whether one haggles for a great deal on a new pair of jeans, a dishwasher, the bid on having the house painted or the cost of a child’s new braces, entering into price negotiations when buying anything is smart and will often result in getting a lower price.

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Top 10 Luxuriest Shopping Malls in Beijing

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As the capital city of the Five Dynasties of China, Beijing is known as a metropolis with developed businesses and a prosperous economy since ancient times. Large-scaled shopping malls with luxury goods of super brands are everywhere to be found in the city center, such as Beijing Friendship Store, Shin Kong Palace, Lufthansa Center and Parkson. Here I list the top 10 luxuriest shopping malls in Beijing.

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Bargaining Rules: save your money

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There’s a saying around here: “Everything in China is negotiable.” Shopping, buying and selling, they’re all games. The seller plays and the buyer plays. Most of the time it’s amiable but sometimes tempers flare and I’ve seen live fish being whipped at shoppers who deride the merchandise and punches being thrown in the marketplace. Have no fear, in the tourist-trade, everyone’s out to make a deal and you just have to learn the rules.

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Top Tailors in Beijing: real made-in-china brand

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You have to admit that you can’t live for even one day without buying any products made in China. Made in China is one the most recognizable labels in the world today due to the large manufacturing industry of rapidly developing China. So, now that you are in Beijing, capital city of China, why not custom a real “Made in China” stuff in China. In this thread, I will recommend the top tailor shops in Beijing.

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Beijing Shopping: find your right Beijing shopping areas

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Beijing is an international metropolis with dazzling shopping malls and areas. So, here is the problem: I am pressed for time, so which the best shopping place that is worthwhile to go? It depends on what you expect and the prices you are prepared to pay. My thread may help you solve the common trouble for Beijing shoppers.

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