- Chinese name: 大栅栏
- Foreign name: Dashilanr
- Location: South of Tiananmen Square, Xicheng District, west of Qianmen Street
- Location: 北京市西城区天安门广场以南，前门大街西侧
- Opening hours: open all day
- Ticket price: free
- Suggested play time: 2 hours
- Official website: http://www.dashilar.org/
- Official phone number: 010-63109680
- Virtual Tour: https://v.visitbeijing.com.cn/pano/A107/index.html
- Famous old-fashioned shops: Ruifuxiang’s silk and Zhang Yiyuan’s tea, Neiliansheng’s shoes, and Tongrentang’s medicine,Ma Juyuan’s hat
Dashilan is a famous commercial street outside Beijing’s Qianmen. It refers to a large area including Dashilan Street and Langfang Toutiao, Grain Store Street, and Meishi Street. Dashilan is located in the center of ancient Beijing and is an important part of the South Central Axis. It is located south of Tiananmen Square and on the west side of Qianmen Street, with a total length of 275 meters from east to west.
Dashilan has gradually developed into a prosperous commercial district after more than 500 years of evolution since 1420 (the 18th year of Yongle in the Ming Dynasty)
The origin of Dashilan dates back to the first year of Xiaozong Hongzhi in the Ming Dynasty. At that time, there was a “curfew” in Beijing. In order to prevent thieves from hiding in the streets and lanes, the imperial court approved the construction of wooden fences at the intersections of many streets and lanes in Beijing.
·The shopping, catering, entertainment and other shops in the block are lined up, and the time-honored brands are listed among them. It is a must-choice place to experience the culture of Beijing.
·It was once the entertainment center of Beijing. Many famous theaters, tea houses, bookstores, and the earliest movie theaters in Beijing’s history are located here. It is worth a visit.
Opposite Dashilan is the Xianyukou old-fashioned food street. The houses in the streets have been renovated. There are bluestone roads and red lanterns. Some shops still have slogans. There are people dressed up as buddies shouting at the door of the shop. There are small food stalls at the door. Many Beijing specialties candied gourd and pear noodle soup. Tea, lamb skewers, sugar-blowing man stall
Dashilan Tourist Map
Dashilan Travel Guide
How To Get To Dashilan
from downdown to South Luogu Lane, expense is about 50-100 rmbPractical Chinese:for taxi driver pls take us to BeiJing Dashilan 请载我们到大栅栏
Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Qianmen Station and walk thereBeiJing metro map