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The Panjiayuan Market

Chinese statue

An expansive market in Beijing grew from a roadside stand in 1992 to become one of the most popular markets in China. Rather than food and household wares, though, this market specializes in antiquities, both ancient and recent, folk handicrafts, and other curios. Initially popular with foreign (mostly American and European) tourists, In recent years, the market has seen a huge increase in Chinese customers.


Unearthing China’s Past at a Market Whose Raffish Air Is a Selling Point

By Jane Perlez

The New York Times

July 21, 2016

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