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Beijing Road Pedestrian Street

Browse for shopping bargains and explore ancient sites at one of the oldest roads in Guangzhou.

Lively, crowded and fast-paced, Beijing Road is a busy commercial street in central Guangzhou. It has been the city’s main thoroughfare throughout much of its history.

In this car-free area there are dozens of shops to explore, including designer boutiques, jewelers, bookstores, supermarkets and stores that sell locally produced goods such as embroidery, sculptures and herbal teas. Haggle hard in the independent stores, as there are plenty of bargains to be found.

Take a detour down some of the side streets off Beijing Road. Here you will find a number of stores packed with fake designer goods and clothing shops selling inexpensive dresses. Later, cool down by walking through the water archway, two parallel lines of small jets that shoot out water to create an arch.

Beijing Road isn’t just a destination for shopping; there are numerous historic sights to see as well. On and around this famous strip you will find some excavated and preserved sites. Highlights include the Site of Nanyue Kingdom Palace and the Site of the Dockyard of Qin Dynasty.

Look down on the past at the street’s underground archaeological sites. You can see through glass panels at your feet and discover remnants of roads that date back to the Song Dynasty (960–1279).

Beijing Road is a magnet for hawkers, who try to persuade shoppers to look at their fake designers wares. They can be persistent at times, so if you’re not interested in what they are selling, be polite but firm in your refusal.

Take some time out from all the walking and shopping and enjoy a meal at one of the many cafés and restaurants along the strip. You will find anything from local Cantonese delicacies to cuisines from other countries.

If it’s atmosphere you’re after, then come at night when the street is lit up by neon. After hours, Beijing Road is even livelier than it is in the daylight.

Beijing Road Pedestrian Street is in central Guangzhou and is served by the subway.

Popular Activities at Beijing Road Pedestrian Street

Would you like to make your stop at Beijing Road Pedestrian Street even more special? Don't miss the chance to try out some of these activities:

Want to know what else there is to do at this fascinating attraction? Our suggestion would be purchasing a Private Tour of Historical Guangzhou & Pearl River Cruise.

For many more things to do, take a look at our Guangzhou things to do page.


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The Garden Hotel Guangzhou ¥11,623
The Garden Hotel Guangzhou

The Garden Hotel Guangzhou

368 Huanshi Dong Lu, Guangzhou, Guangdong
     
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    This family-friendly Guangzhou hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Guangzhou Friendship Store, Yuexiu Park, and Zhenhai Tower. Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King and Beijing Road Pedestrian Street are also within 2 mi (3 km). Taojin Station is only a 4-minute walk and Xiaobei Station is 14 minutes.

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Guangzhou ¥8,299
    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Guangzhou

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Guangzhou

    391 Dongfeng Rd Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
       
      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Located in Yuexiu, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Guangdong Museum of Revolutionary History, Yuexiu Park, and Beijing Road Pedestrian Street. Zhenhai Tower and Liurong Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Peasant Movement Institute Station is 7 minutes by foot and Martyrs Park Station is 18 minutes.

      Hotel Landmark Canton ¥6,680
      Hotel Landmark Canton

      Hotel Landmark Canton

      No.8 QiaoGuang Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou, Guangdong
         
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in the heart of Guangzhou, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Onelink Plaza, Huaisheng Mosque, and Beijing Road Pedestrian Street. Liurong Temple and Guangxiao Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Haizhu Square Station is only a 3-minute walk and The 2nd Worker's Cultural Palace Station is 13 minutes.

        Baiyun Hotel Guangzhou ¥8,007
        Baiyun Hotel Guangzhou

        Baiyun Hotel Guangzhou

        367 Huan Shi Dong Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong
           
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Located in Yuexiu, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Guangzhou Friendship Store, Yuexiu Park, and Zhenhai Tower. Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King and Beijing Road Pedestrian Street are also within 2 mi (3 km). Taojin Station is only a 5-minute walk and Xiaobei Station is 14 minutes.

          Yimi Hotel JiaJia Jie Deng Du Hui Branch ¥6,543
          Yimi Hotel JiaJia Jie Deng Du Hui Branch

          Yimi Hotel JiaJia Jie Deng Du Hui Branch

          Room 2434, No. 70 Zhongshan 5th Road, Guangzhou, Guangdong
             
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Located in Yuexiu, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, Huaisheng Mosque, and Liurong Temple. Guangxiao Temple and Yuexiu Park are also within 1 mi (2 km). Peasant Movement Institute Station is 10 minutes by foot and Gongyuanqian Station is 15 minutes.

            China Hotel ¥8,186
            China Hotel

            China Hotel

            No.122 Liu Hua Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou
               
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Located in Yuexiu, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Yuexiu Park and Museum of the Mausoleum of the Nanyue King. Zhenhai Tower and Liurong Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Yuexiu Park Station is 11 minutes by foot and Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station is 12 minutes.

              Yimi MIX International Apartment Beijing Road Branch ¥6,381
              Yimi MIX International Apartment Beijing Road Branch

              Yimi MIX International Apartment Beijing Road Branch

              No. 70, Zhongshan Fifth Road, Yuexiu, Guangzhou
                 
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Located in Yuexiu, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, Huaisheng Mosque, and Liurong Temple. Guangxiao Temple and Yuexiu Park are also within 1 mi (2 km). Peasant Movement Institute Station is 10 minutes by foot and Gongyuanqian Station is 15 minutes.

                Guangyong Lido Hotel ¥5,211
                Guangyong Lido Hotel

                Guangyong Lido Hotel

                No. 182 Beijing Road, Yue Xiu, Guangzhou
                   
                  3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Located in Beijing Road, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Guangdong Provincial Museum, Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, and Huaisheng Mosque. Liurong Temple and Zhenhai Tower are also within 2 mi (3 km). Peasant Movement Institute Station is 12 minutes by foot and Haizhu Square Station is 18 minutes.