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Chinese Silk; Beijing Shopping Markets for Chinese Silk

China is the birthplace of silk. For more than 2,000 years, the Chinese kept the secret of silk to themselves. It was the most zealously guarded secret in history.

Silk Qipao
Chinese silk Chi-pao has been the Chinese costume cultural symbol.

Nowadays, although 35 countries around the world can produce silk, China still ranks first, accounting for 50 percent of the total output.

longfeng silk
This is a typical Chinese silk pattern: dragon and phoenix bringing auspiciousness.

Top 5 Beijing Shopping Markets for Chinese Silk

Where are the best places to buy Chinese silk in Beijing?

You are on the right palce, and we have collected the top 5 Beijing shopping markets that not only sell the high-quality silk, but also have a wide choice about silk variety.

Just scroll down to select a perfect one, and move to shop.

1. Beijing Silk Market

Beijing Silk Street High-rise, which draws lots of attentions, is open for the public on 19 March, 2005, replacing the infamous original outdoor Xiushui market. It has been a shopping center in Beijing.
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2. Beijing Hongqiao Market

Actually, the name of Hongqiao Pearl Market is a little bit misleading, because it offers much more than just pearls in its four-story building, and provides everything from bags, shoes, clothes, silk, to seafood, and digital products.
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3. Beijing Panjiayuan Market

As the largest market selling second hand goods and curios in the area, it is like a big museum, attracting visitors at home and abroad with its unique charm. Panjiayuan market is truly a market packed with Chinese traditional culture.
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4. Beijing Liulichang Street

Lilichang is 750m long with a long history from Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties. Now, there are dozens of shops here, and it is really a good place to these who love Chinese curios, calligraphy, painting or other artwork.
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5. Beijing Yashow Market

Yaxiu Market, also known as Ya show market, located on Chaoyang District, is an indoor 4-floor store, just like the Silk Market. It is the clothing bazaar for Beijing locals, so the prices are much lower.
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