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Eating and Shopping in Wangfujing

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In Beijing,Wangfujingis a place that attractions a lot of attention and many young and old people go there for shopping and eating. Literally it means “Prince’s mansion well”, located near Tiananmen Square. It’s been commercially active since the Ming and Qing dynasties. In this place aristocrats chose to live after a well of sweet water was discovered there that time.

Although it was known for a period of time as the Morrison Street (after the Australian journalist George Ernest Morrison) and that sometimes the traffic was allowed in now Wangfujing Street is one of the most popular streets in Beijing.

And if you want to have a snack or eat something in the area there are a lot of options you can do. You can go to the fast food restaurants (There is a McDonalds, KFC…) or to those that offer Beijing duck and a lot of Chinese specialties.

But if you are brave enough and want to try different things, you can go to Wangfujing Snack Street and buy some dishes that are available. On the street, you can try the most bizarre things such as: sheep brains, cockroaches, scorpions, spiders, ants, snake, crocodile, entire ducklings and a range of animals that you can’t imagine.

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