Beijing Private One-day Tour
Panjiayuan Antique Mall
How much is this private tour?
(average per person)
|# of Head
Kids under 3 are free;
15% for aged between 3 and 12.
One-day Private Tour
Panjiayuan Folk Culture and Antique Mall Tour
in English and Russian
| We will pick you up from your hotel at 8:00am, or if
you would prefer to sleep in we can pick you up at
10:30am. From your hotel we will drive to the Panjiayuan folk culture market.
Whatever it is you are looking for in Beijing, or
China for that matter, you will most likely find it
at the Panjiayuan market. Panjiayuan Folk Culture
Market is the largest market selling second hand
goods and curios in the area. It is like a big
museum, attracting visitors at home and aboard with
its unique charm. You can find many types of goods,
including calligraphy, Chinese painting, writing
brush, ivory carving, traditional Chinese musical
instruments, porcelain and ancient furniture. There
are some peddlers from ethnic minorities, hawking
their national handicrafts, like Hui, Mongol, Miao,
Korean and Manchu. Here are some of the goods that
are of interest to visitors:
Porcelain is the most typical of Chinese craftworks,
and show eastern cultural features. They are highly
prized by foreign visitors for their exquisite
design and special styles. There is some ancient
porcelain from hundreds of years ago, as well as
less expensive imitations sold in the market.
Propaganda/Cultural Revolution pictures:
There are many booths selling ancient books and
propaganda pictures. The pictures describe the
cultural life after the foundation of the PRC and
reflect the simple spirit of the times. Mr. Liu
Zhanquan is a famous collector of hundreds of
ancient propaganda pictures. The pictures enjoyed by
visitors and show the features of the times.
Beijing Carved furniture is a traditional Chinese
wood-working technique, and is well liked by locals
for thousands of years. The furniture is skillfully
carved in into vivid flowers, spirits or animal
designs. There are many kinds of carvings, including
doors, windows, cupboards and wardrobes. They are an
ideal furniture decoration for the house with
When shopping at the Panjiayuan market, you are
encouraged to bargain hard with the vendors. It is
not unusual to pay 10% of the original asking price.
Your guide will be able to help you out in the art
of Beijing haggling.
After exploring the market we will then drive you
back to your hotel.
Note: The Panjiayuan market is usually only open on
1. Professional local guide
2. Private air-conditioned
car or van for transportation;
3. Admission of the first
1. Tip of the guide
2. Personal costs
other Beijing touring programs.
YOUR SAFETY IS IMPORTANT!
At the Great Wall Adventure Club, we only use new and luxury vehicles
for your safety and comfortable journey!