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Pearl Market (Hongqiao Market)

Closed Now: 09:30 - 19:00
Open today: 09:30 - 19:00
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What Makes It Special
This is Beijing's largest and most popular market for pearl jewelry (notably freshwater pearls), clothing and luggage.
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 19:00
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“sales people”(41 reviews)
“bargain hard”(31 reviews)
“asking price”(33 reviews)
9 Tiantan Rd, Beijing, China
+86 10 6711 9130
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 October 2010

You will only enjoy this and other similar markets in Beijijg and Shanghai and other tourist towns in China (like in Guilin and Yangshuo) if you either have the natural personality to innately enjoy the challenge of getting something at the best price by haggling...More

66  Thank aussiewanderers
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Beijing has a problem w money swappers and you can easily find that in this building. We set out to purchase some cheap flip flops since our shoes were killing us from all the walking we were doing. We went to the shoe floor and...More

17  Thank HisandHers-USA
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All reviews sales people bargain hard asking price knock offs fake bags starting price initial price bargaining skills original price silk scarves t shirts stall holders shop keepers buy something silk street great shopping fun experience
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I personally wouldn’t bother returning to this market. It’s good for pearls, but nothing else. Silk market is much better if you’re looking for bags, clothing, fakes,etc. And don’t buy anything electronic in either.

Thank goshka
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't like aggressive sales people and overpriced products that you have to haggle over, so this was not for me. The sales people would not really allow you to shop. If you pick up something, they immediately start trying to haggle with you over...More

Thank carolynm294
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I normally hate shopping but this place was great! They have multiple levels of shopping from clothes, to electronics, to jewelery. They also have a food court I bought all of my souvenirs from this place because of the price (haggling is a must!). I...More

1  Thank tvo_kid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is located on line 5 TianTanGongMen station, same station if you are visiting Temple of Heaven. This place was famous for its sale of fake branded goods until the China government clamped down the sale of counterfeits about 2 years ago. The goods...More

1  Thank bikerjoe15
Reviewed 1 week ago

good offers for glasses, tea and luggage. Experience this - something what is getting less and less available

Thank tczmagr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a small market In first floor you can find many accessories and electronic tools And in the second floor you can find bags and clothes But remember all thing you want to buy The real price is 1/10 of the price that the seller...More

Thank 20rezat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolute ball running around this market, haggling and laughing with the sellers. It really was a fun day. We haggled for everything and got things for approx 20% of first price offered. We ended up buying so much we had to buy...More

1  Thank AdrienneHD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have always wanted to buy pearls in China, we had this amazing tour guide Li na who took us to Fanghua to look at pearls she said it was the best place for pearls as they were real quality and it’s where celebrities go...More

Thank Maps704663
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our United flight attendant told us told us about her favorite shopping haunts in Beijing. The Pearl Market (Hongqiao Market) is one of them. She said that if we wanted good quality handbags (knockoffs, counterfeits, fakes, duplicates), we should check it out. The entire first...More

1  Thank reginafug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We preferred this market much more than silk street market (which we actually hated) They were very friendly and most of the vendors spoke english. Be ready to barter and have a good laugh with the vendors. Most of the things we brought we got...More

3  Thank jamieleighleighturk
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Response from mariobrun | Reviewed this property |
Dear Dolores, I do not think it is possible to shop online the products offered in this market. Regrettably, if you did not take a business card from the store you are looking for in order to contact them directly, I do not... More
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19 September 2018|
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Response from deg2672 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, i don't know, never tried or looked for one