In this shop in Nanluoguxiang street, in the central Pekinese area of Dongcheng, you can find any type of lights created from recycled materials, like pipes, cables or Western cutlery such as forks or spoons. No two lamps are the same, they are all exclusive, like the rest of the trimmings. Prices: From 4 euros to 50 for larger lamps.
In the main entrance to the mythical Forbidden City in Beijing there are several souvenir shops. This impressive historic complex, which is under state protection since 1961, has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987. Olympic Medals with your name, jade pendants, necklaces with your name engraved in Chinese characters, models of the Forbidden City, Chinese horoscope symbols, Opera Masks Beijing Olympics shirts, portraits of Mao ... are just some of the thousands of items sold at these stores.
This shop is in Nanluoguxiang, a street full of alternative shops in the centre of the Dongcheng district in Beijing. It sells T-shirts with Chinese characters and drawings designed exclusively for this site. Also you can find sport jackets, caps, key chains, mugs, bags and even sunglasses or watches. They speak English.
Grifted is one of the most unique and original gift shops in Beijing. It is in Nanluoguxiang, on a street full of alternative shops in Dongcheng in Beijing. In Grifted there is an extensive selection of funny handmade dolls of Chinese characters and international politicians such as: Mao, Fidel Castro, Marx, Che Guevara and Napoleon Bonaparte. There are also current Chinese-themed shirts like the last Chinese astronauts out to space or the Olympics. All objects have a background of humour mixed with issues like communism or philosophy, which makes it one of the most famous shopping streets. They also have a small section of original jewellery.