Fodor's Expert Review Silk Street Market

Chaoyang District Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets Fodor's Choice

Once a delightfully chaotic sprawl of hundreds of outdoor stalls, the Silk Alley Market is now corralled inside a huge shopping center. The government has been cracking down on an increasing number of certain copycat items, so if you're after a knockoff Louis Vuitton purse or Chanel jacket, just ask; it might magically appear from a stack of plastic storage bins. You'll face no dearth, however, of fake Pumas and Nikes or Paul Smith polos. Chinese handicrafts and children's clothes are on the top floors. Bargain relentlessly, carefully check the quality of each intended purchase, and guard your wallet against pickpockets.

Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets Green Fodor's Choice

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8 Xiushui Dong Jie
Beijing, Beijing  100600, China

010-5169–9003

www.silkstreet.cc

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