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Dong Hua Men Night Market - CLOSED

Dong Hua Men Avenue, West of Wang Fu Jing Avenue, Beijing 100005, China
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Tourist trap!

I'm shocked to see all of the good reviews below. We travelled China for a month, and this was by... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2015
StewartPrice
Fascinating the creepy crawlies you can see and eat! A Must!

Great stop through before Wangjing Street. Enjoy looking at all the insects and bugs from snakes... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2015
TravelsofCorina
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Dozens of food stalls with screaming vendors characterize this noisy street market, which offers everything from fish and roasted meats to vegetables and noodles.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea horses” (10 reviews)
“star fish” (6 reviews)
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Dong Hua Men Avenue, West of Wang Fu Jing Avenue, Beijing 100005, China
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Reviewed 27 March 2015

I'm shocked to see all of the good reviews below. We travelled China for a month, and this was by far our worst food experience. Yes we ate snake, and yes that was kind of cool. But it cost £3.50 for the pleasure, and in...More

10  Thank StewartPrice
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Great stop through before Wangjing Street. Enjoy looking at all the insects and bugs from snakes, scorpions to grasshoppers and cocoons, it sure is a sight to see and try. Like any market the vendors will be loud and try and have you buy something...More

2  Thank TravelsofCorina
Reviewed 9 March 2015

China ups the ante on street meat with Don Hua Men Night Market. If you're in Bejing, I'd advise that you stop by to view or maybe even partake in some adventurous cuisine. As other reviewers have mentioned, this is not a stop for the...More

Thank jennifer_0290
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This place i found by mistake, after having a Roast Duck Dinner. This is definitely a foodies paradise if you are of an adventurous soul, you can find almost everything the culture use to eat during harsher times. The main attraction and the locals eat...More

Thank vigghtor
Reviewed 16 February 2015

If you're interested in seeing/tasting some of the exotic foods we often hear about, this is the place to do it. They also have traditional, tasty Chinese food, so everyone can enjoy this experience.

Thank Franz H
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This place is really close to the East Gate of the Forbidden City. Must visit if you wanna see Beijing. Place is full of weird chinese food like scorpions, spiders, lizards, star fish, clams, snails, crickets, grasshoppers, cockroaches, sea urchins, sea horses, baby ducks, etc....More

Thank sudipnandy
Reviewed 21 January 2015

If you like to try a little bit of everything this market has it all from dumplings, to starfish, spiders and centipedes. I'm not one to try anything too exotic, but its worth the trip to watch others try. Plenty of stalls and just by...More

1  Thank Mike L
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

I had a little 23 hours trip in Beijing so I went to the Nigjt Market and it was fun and yummy none the less. A great place to try a bunch of little tastes of Beijing quickly. I went there because of the big...More

1  Thank Claudio D
Reviewed 3 January 2015

If you're the adventurous sort who like to taste all kinds of food, you might like Dong Hua Men Night Market. The stalls are all neatly organised in one straight row, and it's not hard to recognise the place with the signature red canvas roof...More

Thank Njerlyn
Reviewed 22 December 2014 via mobile

Super cool Chinese style market with extraordinary, exotic food (spiders, scorpions etc.). Be courageous and try snake or lizard...

Thank ChrisSuLu
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