China is a country with 5000 years of history, and it is also a country with uncountable faithful collectors since ancient times. As so many people have the hobbies of collection, lots of antiques were collected and handed down from ancestors. Beijing, as the capital of many dynasties, is undoubtedly considered to be one of the biggest markets for antiques in China. Liulichang, as the oldest antique trade street in China, is still remaining popular to now. Panjiayuan is another hottest spot for trading Chinese antiques. Since most of the antiques in Panjiayuan are fake ones, preparation of knowledge, money and sharp eyes is a must.

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  • Liulichang
    Liulichang is known throughout China and the world for its ancient books, calligraphy, paintings, rubbings, ink stones and ink. The street, which is only 750 meters long, is located south of Hepingmen (Peace) Gate within walking distance of the Hepingmen Quanjude Peking Duck Restaurant.
  • Baoguosi Temple Antique Market
    Baoguosi Temple Antique Market is a free antique market gathered collectors and buyers from local Beijing and other areas of China. Traditional Chinese arts, stamps, ancient currency and antiques are widely traded in the market.
  • Panjiayuan Antique Market
    Panjiayuan Antique market is a market in Beijing dealing in secondhand goods, arts and craft articles. It also involves all varieties of goods for collectors in the nation and it has become China’s biggest collecting and distributing center for arts and antiques.
  • Beijing Curio City
    Beijing Curio City is the first second-hand market under the management of the government in China, the largest antique art exchanging center in Asia as well.