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Dazhalan Shopping Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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Underneath a local marketplace is this 9,000-foot-long underground air-raid shelter that has been converted to an underground hotel and arts and crafts shop.
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Dazhalan Shopping Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100051, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at 365 Inn, a decent hostel on Dazhalan Street itself and this is a very good area to base yourself in to visit Beijing as it's so close to Qianmen metro and several attractions. The restaurant right next to the hostel was AMAZING...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the tacky souvenir shops are creeping in here, there are still some good traditional shops still. I bought a pair of Chinese cloth shoes (with the traditional stitched soles) from Buyingzhai, who have been making shoes and hats since the mid-19th century. They have...More

Thank Selsy
Reviewed 16 May 2017

After rebuilding the street, the street is no longer the old beijing style with the old residents. Now it is simply a commercial street with fake Beijing traditional stores

Thank Yuanxi Z
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

other than the fried scopion/star fish/etc in wangfujing, what you can find there can be found in dashilan. definitely more happening and more variety compared to wangfujing. there are numerous restuarants there too. it is just a stone throw away from qianmen subway which leads...More

1  Thank raullim7
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Nice street to walk around in. Seeing old teahouses and teashops a long with other typical local shops. Close to Tian'anmen Square. Side (alley)streets are also very worth seeing.

Thank paukie
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I stayed there at the 365 inn hostel , the street has everything .. clothing shops , restaurants and alot of art crafts . behind dashilan street you have a realy local street with delicious local food . it is really close to tianmen square...More

Thank טליה ל
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located west of Qianmen, Dashilan is a narrow pedestrian street with many famous old shops lining both sides of the street as well as many ancient Beijing buildings. A prosperous business area since the Yuan dynasty, the streets and hutongs around this area are bustling...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I like those old buildings and the sight of streets. I went there in January with my bf and there were a lot of visitors. there are many shops selling trinkets and souvenir but most of stuffs they sell are the same. I advise you...More

Thank lilyh694
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a lovely street, especially created for tourists, with countless shops selling souvenirs and Chinese food. There's also a train that goes from one side of the street to the other. While the place is anything but authentic, it's still worth an hour stroll.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I went to Beijing on business in May and September 2016. You reach Dashilan by walking on the Qianmen Pedestrian Shopping Street and turning right at the right place. It is very lively and crowded with shops and restaurants. There seem to be more Chinese...More

Thank blairkk25
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