Beijing Qianmen Street: A Famous Pedestrian Street

Beijing Qianmen Street is a famous pedestrian street. Located at the central axis of the city, it is 840 meters (about 919 yards) in length and 21 meters (about 23 yards) in width. With the history of more than 570 years, it is composed with buildings whose styles resemble the late Qing Dynasty (1644 — 1911).

Qianmen Street is a symbol of genuine local culture and there are many of China’s time-honored names. The most famous of China own names are as follows: Quanjude, Yitiaolong, and Douyichu, and Changchuntang. You can enjoy a traditional Chinese way of life here. Moreover, it also has many international brands, such as H&M, Haagen-Dazs, Sephora, ZARA, Qggle, COSTS CAFÉ, and SK Jewelry.

The night view of the Qianmen Street(Photo taken on Feb 15, 2013).

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