Wangfujing, Beijing

Wangfujing is one of the famous local snack street and night market, in Dongcheng District Beijing. Today we walked from where we stayed and took the subway to Wangfujing...
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The majority of the main area is pedestrian area and very popular shopping place for both tourists and locals. Since the middle of the Ming Dynasty there have been commercial activities in this place. In the Qing Dynasty, ten aristocratic estates and princess residence were built here, soon after when a well full of sweet water was discovered, thereby giving the street its name "Wang Fu" (princely residence) "Jing" (well). 

Wangfujing is now home to around 280 famous Beijing brands, such as Shengxifu hat store, Tongshenghe shoe shop, and the Wuyutai tea house & the New China Woman and Children Department Store helped established by Soong Ching-ling (Madame Sun Yat-sen) are also located on the street.
The Wangfujing snack street, located in hutongs just west of the main street, is densely packed with restaurants and street food stalls. 
 dinner was steamboat in one of the department store -food area
it was way too much to handle for both of us, and its a set for 2 person... or is it a set for 2 giants?? 
all and all... it was a worthwhile trip down town!


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