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Pearl Market (Hongqiao Market)

9 Tiantan Rd, Beijing, China
+86 10 6711 9130
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This is Beijing’s largest and most popular market for pearl jewelry (notably freshwater pearls), clothing and luggage.
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“walk away” (85 reviews)
“sales people” (40 reviews)
“bargain hard” (29 reviews)
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9 Tiantan Rd, Beijing, China
+86 10 6711 9130
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great place to go and kill some time. They have knock off purses and clothes on the lower floors and the higher floors have pearls. Haggling is a must. The sales people tend to get really aggressive if you try and walk away but if...More

Thank E M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here after doing a tour to see what it was like. This place is good if you know what your after and you have a lot of patience and a lot of time. They have everything you could possibly imagine just keep in...More

Thank Desiree N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Scallion has great pearls! She is on the 3rd floor in the front building. She can make you whatever you want. She is delightful!

Thank fwp51
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were lucky. We came with a Chinese friend who took us directly to booth #114 (Rani's Pearls). Rani, as most of the merchants in this mall, sells primarily to wholesalers and her pricing is based on what she charges them. She made a custom...More

Thank crosswycke
Reviewed 5 days ago

On entering this magnificent place you are made welcome by a Chinese Lady that speaks perfect English (great news) for us international travellers. First, there is a demonstration and information on how the pearls are cultured. The demonstrator opened a three year old oyster and...More

Thank flashjack92
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So, if you are looking for some deals, fun wheeling and dealing, and fabulous knockoffs, this is your spot! We spent several hours here and came out with some great items. Even our kids had fun with this. Don’t be afraid to go low, I...More

Thank bluebell98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anything you can want under one roof from fine jewelry to inexpensive touristy items. I was able to get holiday ornaments but didn't buy a lot else. They are aggressively selling and you definitely have to negotiate for better prices.

Thank AllanH328
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The market sells a lot of stuff but pearl is the main good, also there are tea, sweets, silk, electronics. The sales people are very aggressive, once you just ask the price, they will go after you and ask questions like " how much do...More

Thank Indigo39
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will either love or hate this place depending on what to expect. It's a bunch of stuff, pearls, jewelry, nick nacks, silk, art, electronics etc. Real or fake ... you are rolling the dice. I personally think its fun for a short while, but...More

1  Thank Samer K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is so much fun to explore and test your bargaining skills. You can find all manner of souvenirs and non-souvenirs here. Just make sure you know ahead of time how much to pay for the items you want... you may think you are...More

Thank AMCTheJetSetter
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2 October 2017|
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Response from cliffstephens | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps! but in the main, they like CNY local currency. it is possible that some wont know the value of CNY to the us Dollar (6 CNY to the $) my advice go to the nearest bank to where your hotel is and change the currency to... More
3 September 2017|
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Response from Kathy B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - can't answer that right now - but I will text my friend on floor 2 and ask her for you x
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16 July 2017|
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Response from KC-Lala | Reviewed this property |
Not too bad but prepared to be haggled. Always decline first offer as it's usually overpriced.