Sunday, January 27, 2008

Zhongguancun Plaza Shopping Mall

Zhongguancun Shopping CentreThis huge, newly developed 200,000 square metre shopping mall will provide the most avid shopper with hours and hours of shopping, eating, leisure and entertainment activities. The centre is both a multistory above and below ground development. It is easy to wander for hours and wonder where you will surface once you descend into the labyrinth of shops below ground level.

Shopping includes thousands of famous brands from around the world as well as local brands. Shops cater for ordinary people’s popular choices or those wanting to spend mega dollars.

Food outlets offer domestic and international choices in various colours and forms from outlets throughout the complex. Some of the many include Mr Pizza, Fresh Plus International Buffet, Banana Leaf Thai Restaurant, Food Republic, The 8th Restaurant, Red Station, Haagen Dazs, Tenfu Tea, Bread Talk, Subway and Xia Bu Xia Bu.

Zhongguancun Sport CityEntertainment and leisure facilities include a sky garden platform, amusement park and theatres.

While all areas are connected there are five major sections. ZGC plaza shopping mall, ZGC Plaza Pedestrian Shopping Street, French Carrefour, Korean MEGABOX and La Vita & Sport City.

Shop for clothing, sports wear, shoes, bags, ornaments, gifts, jewelry, glasses, cosmetics, furniture, children’s products, audio, books, video, supermarket products, drugs and health products.

One interesting Chinese gift shop worth highlighting for their environmental theme and support for local artists is Feng Guo Box. Products for sale include shopping bags made from natural products for use instead of plastic shopping bags and jewelry made from recycled materials.

For more information in Chinese, click here.

Those interested in electronics should not miss the nearby electronics markets. Zhongguancun Plaza is right in the heart of Beijing’s very own ‘Silicon Valley’. See Beijing-Visitor’s “Electronics shopping in Beijing” for more details.

Access
Zhongguancun Plaza Shopping Mall via the north Fourth Ring Road, Zhongguancun Exit, First Bridge. The nearest Beijing Underground station is Wudaokou on Line 13. This shopping area is south of Haidian District and Peking University. Most taxi drivers will easily get you there if you say “Bei si huan lu, Zhong Guan Cun da sha”.

www.zplaza.net

010 5986-3030 Zhongguancun Plaza Shopping Mall
010 5986-3755 Zhongguancun Pedestrian Shopping Street

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