Beijing has everything to delight a shopper. Markets. Malls. Boutiques. Here are a few tips on where to go, what to buy, and making sure you don’t get ripped off.

Silk Market

This is where all the tourists go. Expect to pay more for everything. Even the restaurants along the side charge double. To us, this place is hell on Earth — but to each their own.

Yashou Market

The kinder, gentler version of the Silk Market. Located just to the West of Sanlitun’s Village mall, you can buy trinkets then go eat in one of the city’s trendiest areas.