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Friendship Store

17 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing, China
+86 10 6500 3311
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Now more of a museum than a store for shopping!

As reviews indicate below, there is an interesting history to the Beijing Friendship Store. This... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Raintree_Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
Top floors like a window into the past

I have been going to the Beijing Friendship Store since 2002 when it was one of the few places you... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2014
E52
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21 Oct 2016
“Now more of a museum than a store for shopping!”
21 Dec 2014
“Top floors like a window into the past”
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17 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Beijing, China
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+86 10 6500 3311
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

As reviews indicate below, there is an interesting history to the Beijing Friendship Store. This government-operated store used to be a bustling place, where foreigners could buy imported goods and daily requirements and a huge variety of interesting Chinese arts and crafts. It was one...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

I have been going to the Beijing Friendship Store since 2002 when it was one of the few places you could get Western food. Dont think i ever shopped in the actual 'Friendship' part before but took a stroll thru a few times because it...More

1  Thank E52
Reviewed 24 November 2013

If you're in this neighborhood -- perhaps visiting Ritan Park or the newer Silk Market, both just blocks away -- it's worth strolling over to the Friendship Store just to imagine what it used to be like when it was opened. As I understand it,...More

Thank fireballhill
Reviewed 21 November 2012

Food was served a a large round table with a huge lazy Susan in the middle. Dishes, mostly vege type were placed to be shared by all at the table. One glass of beer or coke was served, if you want more you have to...More

Thank Bgpow
Reviewed 17 April 2012

Not worth a visit - used to be a special place but no longer. Now just another shopping centre, has lots its soul and is overpriced.

2  Thank darkraspberry
Reviewed 7 April 2012

They make and sell Cloisonne here. Seemed expensive, though they would barter. They have a descent restaurant here. It was very crowded. This would probably be a good stop for seniors, but not teenagers or kids

1  Thank PhoenisSunDog
Reviewed 10 August 2009

Stay out of these places. If your guide tries to take you to them, resist. They say they're official government stores, and they give a "fair price." Hence, no bartering. We fell for it and later on found the same thing we bought selling for...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 December 2016
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Reviewed 7 April 2016
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