Beijing - Wangfujing Street Markets

China in the 21st CenturyCreated by Ted Mitchell


Wanfujing Street Market - Beijing
Wangfujing Street Market

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Wangfujing Street came into being in the Yuan Dynasty (1279-1368) and got its name in the Ming Dynasty. The commercial history of the Wangfujing Street goes back hundreds of years. It became a hot commercial area in the Qing Dynassty. After the People' s Republic of China was established, the Wangfujing street gradually became the city's landmark commercial center. It is well known all over China for its comprehensiveness, fashion, high quality and sophisticated cultural activities. Wangfujing entered fast development stage in the 1980S.